Earning a PhD: Si Se Puede!!

I am blessed to have been chosen to be part of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, a program my college recently joined, which is meant to diversify academia by increasing the number of professors from marginalized identities(especially people of color). As a...

When and How to Appeal a Financial Aid Award

You’ve received your financial awards letters…Yay! However, you think you that you should be receiving more aid. Read  this article by Nerd Wallet to learn about when and how to appeal your financial aid award letters! This article was originally published...

Top 10 Mistakes Students Make on the FAFSA

FAFSA isn’t the easiest process and we understand that. Here’s an awesome article by Nerd Wallet with a great list of mistakes you want to AVOID while completing your FAFSA! This article was originally published on Nerd Wallet on January 27, 2016. By Anna...

Completing the CSS Profile

Did you know to receive financial aid, depending on what schools you apply to, completing the FAFSA isn’t the only thing you need to do? Don’t freak out but the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE is another financial aid form you may need to fill out. Depending if...