How to Fundraise For Your Childs Education: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode: How to Fundraise For Your Childs Education

Episode 37

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Why Its Best to Go To School Where You Are Wanted, and Not Just Where You Want to Go: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode: Why Its Best to Go To School Where You Are Wanted, and Not Just Where You Want to Go

Episode 36

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Financial Aid Programs for the Disabled: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode: How to Gain Additional Financial Aid If You Are Disabled

Episode 35

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How To Stay On The Mind Of Admissions Officers, How to Get The Most Out Of The Federal Work-Study Program, Unique Scholarships

This August 22, 2012 episode we talk to Dr Andy Borst, Director of Admissions at Western Illinois University (Twitter @WIU_UR) about their unique way of awarding scholarships to incoming freshmen, we discuss how to get the most out of your Federal Work Study Grant, and have our Question and Answer Segment with Kristen Ferguson and discuss the timeline of earning a doctoral degree, and how parents level of actual support does not change their level of assumed support in the eyes of the financial aid office.

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How to Get The Most Out Of Your Federal Work Study Grant: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

This is episode 34 and today we are talking about How to Get The Most Out Of Your Federal Work Study Grant

Now there are many ways to work while in college. But the job dependent students take at the local fast food joint can really hurt their opportunity to receive federal grants by increasing their Expected Family Contribution a great deal. So to make the most of working while in college, its important to take advantage of Federal Work Study. In order to make sure students can get the most out of the program, they should follow these three tips:

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Why You Should Wait To Buy Your TextBooks: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

This is episode 33 and today we are talking about Why you should wait to buy your textbooks

I spent 4 years in the textbook industry after graduating, and to be honest, its one of the most rigged industries out there. The person who buys the final product has little choice in the product they are required to buy. It can cost close to $1,000 a year for book for many students if purchased new. So saving even 10% on books is an extra $100 in your pocket. So before you head to the bookstore, consider these three tips before buying textbooks this semester;

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When Is A Good Time To Change Majors: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

This is episode 32 and today we are talking about When Is A Good Time To Change Majors

While I was doing “student on campus” interviews this week, I met an interesting person named Sabrina, who made a hard choice, but the right when when it came to the degree she was pursuing

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