How To Apply for the FAFSA

One of the most important things you can do is filling out the FAFSA to apply for college financial aid. Watch to see the simple steps to applying and why the FAFSA is the cornerstone of determining you’re best path to pay for college.

Learn more about applying for the FAFSA: https://www.collegeavestudentloans.com/resources/how-to-apply-for-fafsa/

Source: College Ave Student Loans

  • UChicago 360° Virtual Tour
    0:00-1:30 Rosenwald Hall (Intro) 1:30-4:30 Harper Memorial Library (College Advising, Study Abroad) 4:30-9:35 Cobb Hall (The Core) 9:35-16:30 Crerar Library (STEM at UChicago) 16:30-20:35 Mansueto Library (UChicago Libraries) 20:35-22:22 Max Palevsky Residential Commons (Intro to Housing) […]
  • 5 Ways to Easily Make Your Paycheck Last Longer
    We understand how anxious you may feel right now. For many of us, our day-to-day routine, school, personal health, family health, and even our jobs have been impacted by the coronavirus. It is important to remember that tough times don’t last, tough people do. Hang in there! One way to help combat […]
  • CCC Board Of Governors Meeting | March 2021 Part B
    The California Community Colleges Board of Governors sets policy and provides guidance for the 116 colleges that constitute the system. The 17-member board is appointed by the governor and formally interacts with state and federal officials and other organizations. The board selects a chancellor […]
  • How to Clear CAIVRS With Defaulted Student Loans to Get an FHA/VA Loan
    Every week someone contacts me because they’re about to lose a home they’re trying to buy due to a federal student loan that’s in default. Over the years, they forgot all about the loan. It doesn’t appear on their credit report. No one is sending bills to them. The only […]
  • 6 Simple Steps to Covering College Costs
    Getting into college is a big milestone, but do you have a plan to pay for it? Here are six simple steps that will take the stress out of covering college costs: 1. Establish your budget 2. File your FAFSA 3. Figure out who is paying 4. Apply for scholarships 5. Consider work or work-study 6. Get […]
  • Illuminate: 2021 Virtual Spotlight Concert
    Join the talented students of CCC as they make music from home. Our 2020-21 Virtual Spotlight series brings audiences full ensemble pieces created entirely from a distance. Catch performances by the chamber choir, jazz band, jazz combo, wind ensemble, and classical guitar ensemble in this […]
  • Calbright College Board of Trustees Meeting | November 16, 2020 Part A
    Source: California Community Colleges […]
  • CAN/DID: Anti-Asian Racism – How Do We Make Sense of What’s Going On?
    CAN/DID: Standing Against Racism and Injustice CAN/DID is an ongoing multimedia series that explores equity and social justice issues – including lessons we can all learn from the struggles of different groups and individuals – by drawing on the knowledge and experience of De Anza College students, […]
  • CAN/DID: What Are the Effects of Anti-Asian Scapegoating and Attacks During the Pandemic?
    CAN/DID: Standing Against Racism and Injustice CAN/DID is an ongoing multimedia series that explores equity and social justice issues – including lessons we can all learn from the struggles of different groups and individuals – by drawing on the knowledge and experience of De Anza College students, […]
  • Getting Started on Your College Essays | College Covered
    In many ways, the most important conversation a school has with you comes in the form of your essay. Sure, SAT® and ACT® exams and transcripts provide an outline of your credentials, but it’s the essay that colors the application with your hopes, dreams and strengths. Think of it as your pitch: […]
  • Tudor Truth and Jacobean Justice mailer commercial
    Commercial for EvCC’s exciting fall production. Visit Everettcc.edu/drama to sign up for your free audience mailer and for information on the show. Source: Everett Community College […]
  • What is a Good SAT and ACT Score?
    What is a good SAT score? What is a good ACT score? Method Test Prep founder Tom Ehlerrs breaks down the averages for recruits looking to play at the next level. RESOURCES: ===================== Application Deadlines and Processes […]
  • Women of WITCC: Lora VanderZwaag & Michelle Wallace
    In honor of Women’s History Month, Mike is taking time to chat with some incredible women at Western Iowa Tech. Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • How to Revise and Proofread Your College Essay | College Covered
    What’s one of the biggest secrets of great writing? Revise, revise, revise. The last thing you want when submitting your essay is typos or grammar mistakes that could have been easily avoided with one last proofread. But there’s more to revision than spellcheck. This is the time to make your […]
  • CCC President Tim Cook welcomes you to winter term
    Clackamas Community College President Tim Cook would like to welcome all students to the start of winter term 2021! Source: Clackamas Community College […]
  • Spring College Recruiting Checklist for Sophomores
    Sophomores, learn what you should be doing this spring to stay on track in your college recruiting process https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/managing-recruiting-process/spring-checklist#sophomores. SUMMARY See more tips for March, April, and May. Download the Sophomore Year Spring Recruiting […]
  • How to Calculate Your BEST Student Loan Repayment | Student Loan Planner Expert Explains
    In this video, we’re going to calculate the best repayment plan strategy for you to pay your student loan fast. We will do a walk-through of using the BEST student loan repayment calculator for any borrower at any debt amount. 📒 Show Notes 📒 ✅ Why should borrowers use SLP’s calculator ✅ Where to […]
  • CCC Board Of Governors Meeting | January 2021 Part A
    The California Community Colleges Board of Governors sets policy and provides guidance for the 116 colleges that constitute the system. The 17-member board is appointed by the governor and formally interacts with state and federal officials and other organizations. The board selects a chancellor […]
  • Big Student Loan Tax Deductions to Ask Your Employer About | Student Loan Planner
    There are changes coming to tax deductions and #StudentLoanPlanner is here to update you along the way. Here are some big student loan tax deductions to ask your employer about. Comment below with your thoughts and if you’re doing this. 📒 Show Notes 📒 ✅ Why is this a big deal? ✅ IRS Code ✅ […]
  • Professor Agnes Callard
    Source: UChicago College Admissions […]
  • Blinn College Board of Trustees – Board Meeting – January 19, 2021
    Blinn College Board of Trustees Source: Blinn College […]
  • Making a Football Kicker, Punter Skills Video During COVID-19
    Learn how to make a football kicker or punter skills video during COVID-19 and what college coaches are looking for at your position/level. Watch our football kicker and punter expert analyze skills footage and get actionable tips for showcasing the skills coaches want to see in your video. NCSA […]
  • 15 Common Student Loan Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them) | Student Loan Planner Explains
    Have you felt lost in your journey to pay off student loan debt? What about making a mistake? In this video, we list 15 ways to avoid common student loan mistakes. By being aware of these mistakes it can potentially save you thousands of dollars as you pay off your student loans. Feeling helpless […]
  • 6 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand
    When someone mentions your name, what would you like them to say about you? We often think of branding as something done by companies, but it turns out that even students have a personal brand! This video shows you the 6 ways you can build your personal brand. College offers unique opportunities to […]
  • Vision in Action: Next Frontier Session 5
    Source: California Community Colleges […]
  • Using NCSA Match to Find Your Best College Fit
    Our recruiting experts showcase NCSA Match and explain how it can be used to match you with a list of colleges that offer the best fit. Find your best college fit: https://getrecruited.ncsasports.org/athlete-product/ Have a question you want answered about NCSA Match? Send an email to […]
  • Using NCSA College Search to Find Your Best College Fit
    Our recruiting experts showcase NCSA’s College Search feature and explain how it can be used to find a college that’s right for you. Start your college search: https://getrecruited.ncsasports.org/athlete-product/ Have a question you want answered about NCSA’s College Search tools? Send an email to […]
  • From Prisoner to President in One Generation
    PCC President Mark Mitsui interviews his mother about her family’s experience as Japanese-Americans imprisoned during World War II. Source: Portland Community College […]
  • Why Your Retirement Accounts Don’t Matter Nearly As Much As You Think
    People love retirement accounts. If I had a dollar for every time someone got excited about contributing to their backdoor Roth IRA, I would probably be a millionaire. While it’s great energy to have, it’s not that important to your long-term financial future. In this episode, I share my thoughts […]
  • A Weekend at Haverford College
    Taylor Seid ’22 walks us through a fall 2020 weekend at Haverford. Source: Haverford College […]
  • Trojans Vote!
    https://www.everettcc.edu/visitors/trojans-vote Join the Trojan Nation in participating in Election Day! For democracy to work for all of us, it must include us all. This election, you can make your voice heard and ensure we all have a say in our democracy. Source: Everett Community College […]
  • Bob Wilcke
    WITCC is celebrating 50 years of Construction, Electrician & Carpentry programming! Bob Wilcke, WITCC Construction Instructor 1993–Present Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • The Lens – Ep. 1
    The Lens is a series in which musicians at Bennington College are invited to perform their original music and chat with me about many things, including their personal processes for making work, what inspires them, and what they are still trying to figure out as a young artist in today’s world. […]
  • Virtual Commencement Ceremony – Fall 2020
    The Blinn College District is proud to recognize more than 200 graduates during the College’s 143rd commencement ceremony. Congratulations, graduates! Source: Blinn College […]
  • Alexa Gasciogne- EvCC Foundation General Scholarship
    Source: Everett Community College […]
  • Where To Buy Discount Gift Cards | Best Online Gift Card Sellers
    The holidays are here! And gift cards are an easy way to gift and let the recipient buy what they want. But it’s even better if you can get them on sale or discounted! Read the full article here: https://theci.co/giftcards Here’s what we’re talking about in this video: ▶︎ Where to […]
  • DEI Awareness Month (Spanish captions)
    DEI Awareness Month is an opportunity for California Community Colleges to engage students, faculty, staff members, institutional leaders and community partners in our new and ongoing efforts to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and anti-racism across the college system — and invite […]
  • NCSA Reviews | Volleyball Parent Scott Fuller
    Former volleyball parent Scott Fuller shares his review of NCSA as a college recruiting service. RESOURCES: ===================== NCSA Volleyball Reviews from Parents, Athletes and Coaches https://www.ncsasports.org/ncsa-reviews/volleyball-reviews Do college coaches use NCSA? In short, Yes! […]
  • Ideas for transitioning back to campus for Fall quarter
    After more than a year of learning mostly online, we’re excited to bring back more students for in-person learning this Fall. To get ready, we’ve come up with some ways to help students and faculty make a smooth transition back to campus life. Source: Everett Community College […]
  • “I Am Black” | A poem by CCC’s Biology Instructor Tory Blackwell
    Clackamas Community College Instructor Tory Blackwell wrote this poem "I Am Black" to express his feelings around our current events. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee at CCC has worked hard to create a DEI strategic plan for the institution. However, the development of […]
  • NAIA Schools: Why Student-Athletes Should Consider Them
    NAIA schools can offer student-athletes a more well-rounded college experience, as well as opportunities for scholarships. Our experts discuss why it’s important to consider NAIA as an option. Source: NCSA Next College Student Athlete […]
  • Can President Biden Forgive Student Loans By Executive Order?
    Can President Biden forgive student loan debt by executive order? If he can, why hasn’t he? We break down the law here: https://theci.co/bideneo 0:00 – Student loan forgiveness 1:24 – Can President Biden cancel all federal student loans? 1:58 – Higher Education Act of 1965 […]
  • Excerpts from “In the Studio with George Johanson:
    These excerpts from “In the Studio with George Johanson” were prepared for PCC’s Helzer Gallery’s Visiting Artist Program in 2021. The original, longer video is also available online at https://youtu.be/V4bXsX1vuaE Video produced by the Rock Creek Art Department and the Video Production Unit […]
  • Everett Community College’s Drama program presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth
    Join us in November for an EvCC Drama Production of ‘Tudor Truth and Jacobean Justice: The Mystery of Macbeth’! Coming to a zoom near you on November 12-14 and 19-21. For more information, visit https://www.everettcc.edu/programs/arts/drama Source: Everett Community College […]
  • Facilities Planning Phase II
    This project will expand on the work conducted in Facilities Plan Phase I, completed in 2019. Learn more at: https://www.pcc.edu/fp2 Source: Portland Community College […]
  • Vision in Action: Next Frontier Session 4
    Source: California Community Colleges […]
  • 4 Tips for Student Loan Repayment
    There are a lot of choices when it comes to student loans, especially repayment. Here are 4 key steps to help you get started when repaying your student loans. Learn more about how to repay your student loans at: https://www.collegeavestudentloans.com/blog/how-to-repay-student-loans/ For […]
  • CAN/DID: What Is Black Lives Matter? | De Anza College
    CAN/DID: Standing Against Racism and Injustice CAN/DID is an ongoing multimedia series that explores equity and social justice issues – including lessons we can all learn from the struggles of different groups and individuals – by drawing on the knowledge and experience of De Anza College students, […]
  • President Tim Cooks welcomes you to fall term
    Clackamas Community College President Tim Cook would like to welcome all students to the start of fall term, which begins Oct. 5. Now is the time to register! Our courses are online, so they can work with your schedule and keep you safe at home. Clackamas Community College has the lowest tuition […]
  • OMIC October 2020 timelapse
    Portland Community College is designing a Training Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing to train Oregon’s next generation of the workforce. And with industry need for skilled workers at an all-time high, the arrival of the Training Center – part of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation […]
  • Change Together – feat. Cameron Whitten
    A conversation about social change facilitated by Brown Hope founder, Black Resilience Fund co-founder and PCC Alumnus Cameron Whitten. With Next Up Youth Coordinator Hannah Alzgal, community organizer Sharli Love and community organizer Heriberto "Eri" Bolaños. Recorded for Portland […]
  • Making a Football Defensive Back Skills Video During COVID-19
    Learn how to make a football defensive back skills video during COVID-19 and what college coaches are looking for at your position/level. Watch our football defensive back expert analyze skills footage and get actionable tips for showcasing the skills coaches want to see in your video. NCSA […]
  • Bennington Writing Seminars – Paisley Rekdal Addresses the January 2021 Graduating Class Speech
    Source: Bennington College […]
  • In-Person Career Technical Education Returns to CCC!
    Online learning is still going strong at Clackamas Community College—and we’re excited that certain in-person Career Technical Education classes are back! These classes and programs require masks and social distancing measures. Learn more: https://www.clackamas.edu/return-to-campus Discover […]
  • Will You Need to Start Making Student Loan Payments Again in September 2021 or Later?
    When will you need to start making student loan payments again? In this video, we share with you what we think and how you can prepare regardless of date. Let us know what you think by subscribing and commenting! 📒 Show Notes 📒 ✅ New Secretary of Education’s stance ✅ Our thoughts on extension ✅ […]
  • DEI Awareness Month (English captions)
    DEI Awareness Month is an opportunity for California Community Colleges to engage students, faculty, staff members, institutional leaders and community partners in our new and ongoing efforts to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and anti-racism across the college system — and invite […]
  • Fighting Debt with Weapons from the Last War
    It doesn’t matter how good you are with the sword if you are up against an artillery of guns and other munitions. In the same way, you cannot approach your student loan debt the same way your 60-year-old uncle or your parents approached it. Here’s how to take advantage of the new weapons in […]
  • Online Degrees at Gordon
    The future of education is flexible, adaptable and accessible. Become a part of a community of learners just like you. Part-time, full-time, and online degree programs designed for adult learners who want to complete their degree and advance their career. Learn more about Gordon’s online […]
  • Biden Extends Freeze to Over 800 Thousand FFELP Borrowers
    The Department of Education announced it was extending the student loan freeze to over 800 thousand borrowers with Federal Family Education Loans. They also made the freeze retroactive to March 13, 2020. So if you got your wages garnished or tax refund offset during that time, you should get your […]
  • Sharon Ketcham 10/26/2020
    Sharon Ketcham Professor of Theology and Christian Ministries – Disrupt Sanctimony, Luke 18: 9-18 – Gordon College – Monday, October 26, 2020 Source: Gordon College […]