Tagged: Financial Aid
It’s a lot easier to lose a scholarship than it is to earn one. That’s why we’re sharing the words of real Arkansas students who learned the hard way — and their advice for making sure it doesn’t happen to you.
Graduating from high school and pursuing higher education can mean leaving your parents’ safety net and starting a financial life of your own. Sometimes it can be difficult to keep things balanced, and with terms like “APR” and “FICO,” confusing, too. But by following a few simple guidelines you can begin taking the right steps to a successful financial future that goes way beyond freshman year.
Are you budgeting enough schooling to afford the lifestyle you want? Check out the following lifestyles by degree level to see which match your expectations for life after high school.
College isn’t cheap. But before you succumb to sticker shock, know this: 80 percent of freshmen at Arkansas colleges receive some kind of financial aid. Follow this step-by-step guide and you’ve got a good shot at leaving college with a degree and little (or no) debt.