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State Grants for New Mexico Students

Are you planning to stay and go to college in New Mexico? Good news! New Mexico residents have quite a few state grants that can be used to make college more affordable. Keep reading to see the qualifications of some of them, plus more information about the state’s financial aid programs. New Mexico Grants 1. …
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State Grants for New Jersey Students

The state of New Jersey offers several grants and scholarships to resident students planning to stay in the state for college! Below is a list of some of them, plus additional resources and information you can take advantage of to make college more affordable for you and your family. New Jersey State Grants 1. Community …
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State Grants for Nebraska Students

If you are a resident of Nebraska and looking for grants or scholarships to assist with college expenses, you’re in luck! Nebraska has three programs available to students to help make attending college and university more affordable. Keep reading to learn more about what these programs entail plus resources to help you find additional information. …
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State Grants for Missouri Students

Until just recently, Missouri did not have any grant programs for its students, but that has changed! The state now has several grants and scholarship programs to help make college more affordable within its borders. Below is an overview of some of the programs available, plus additional resources to help you find more information about …
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Tips and Benefits of “The Better FAFSA”

In 2021, the FAFSA Simplification Act was passed resulting in major changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Although some of these changes went into effect last year for the 2023-2024 award year, many of the major ones will be seen this year (2024-2025 award year). But what should you expect with …
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2024-2025 FAFSA Changes: What You Should Know About!

Due to the FAFSA Simplification Act passed in 2021, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has been undergoing some major changes in the past year. And it’s set to undergo some more for the 2024-2025 award year! This upcoming FAFSA is the biggest overhaul yet of the system, so students and their families …
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Grants That Can Help Reduce Student Loan Debt

Paying off student loans completely can be very frustrating. It can take many years of saving money and juggling finances just to afford the monthly repayments. And even then, it can seem like you’ll never ever be debt-free. One way to reduce the burden of student loan debt is by availing of grants established for …
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When Will I Get My Award Letter For Financial Aid?

Most colleges sent out financial aid award letters about 1 – 3 months after receiving your FAFSA information. But this is not a hard and fast rule. The timeline for sending award letters for financial aid may vary among schools. Understanding the process will give you a better idea of when to expect your financial …
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State Grants for Minnesota Students

Almost all states offer their students grants to better afford college – Minnesota included! We put together a quick list of some of the grants Minnesota offers, plus give you some links to additional resources for affording college in the state! Minnesota State Grants 1. Minnesota State Grant Program Available to low and moderate income …
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State Grants for Mississippi Students

Did you know the state of Mississippi has several grants available to its students who wish to go to college? We cover just a few of these below, plus give you additional resources so you can learn more about going to and affording college in Mississippi! Mississippi State Grants 1. Higher Education Legislative Plan (HELP) …