Changing Jobs within Your Organization: Part 2

In the first part of this blog, we identified self-assessment as the first step to pursuing a job in your organization. The fundamentals in this post will address understanding your organization and researching what others do, including how to reach out to others. Know Your Company How many of you understand what other people in…

A Student Aid Professional’s Best Advice for Minimizing Debt: Carefully Manage Aid Refunds

By Brad Yeckley and Nick Dikas, World Campus Office of Student Aid An article in US News and World Report titled “Undergrads Blow It With Student Loan Refunds” (July 24, 2013) features students who found themselves struggling to pay back high loan debts as a result of their student aid refunds. It’s important to know…

Four Ways Summer Student Aid Is Different from Fall and Spring

Student aid functions differently in the summer semester because of federal aid policies and the session-based schedule of courses. If you plan to use aid in the summer, these tips will help you prepare. 1. You may not have any aid left Summer is the third and final semester of the academic year, and typically…

Top Five FAFSA Tips

Follow these tips when completing your FAFSA for a smoother aid process and additional funding opportunities. 1. Apply early. You can now submit your 2014-2015 FAFSA online. To ensure that you are considered for the maximum number of aid opportunities, the Office of Student Aid recommends that you submit your FAFSA by the following deadlines:…