Category - Financial Aid

Earning a degree can be expensive, so it’s important to know how you can keep costs down. Our bloggers (especially our Admissions Counselors) might just have some tips to share.

Illinois Commitment

For students from families without a ton of financial resources, planning for college can involve lots of uncertainty. Finding a school that is affordable is sometimes the difference between going to college and not...

When should you file your FAFSA?

First, let’s start by talking about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the FAFSA. What is it? What does it do? The FAFSA is what qualifies you for both Federal and State aid. It will generate a number...

Illinois Commitment

I am so excited that we finally get to share the news – Illinois Commitment is here! What is Illinois Commitment? Illinois Commitment is a new financial aid program guaranteed to cover tuition and fees for Illinois...

Financial Aid Filing Season

As the start of the school year is quickly approaching, seniors should be keeping financial aid at the forefront of their thoughts. Financial aid is very important as it’s necessary for many students to be able to...