Alice Murphey: Financial Aid Expert

Archive for March, 2011

Earning Extra ‘Cash’ Credit

March 29, 2011 | News

While you’re focusing on earning college credits, don’t overlook the “extra credit” the state and federal government offer you as a reward for your higher education.

Borrowing Smart for College

March 29, 2011 | News

These days, when you graduate from college, you walk out into the work world not only with a diploma but also most likely with a high degree of debt.

Finding More Funds

March 29, 2011 | News

What do you do if your financial-aid package comes up short?

Financial Aid Studying Your Options

March 29, 2011 | News

Although classes won’t start until fall, the next big date to mark on your college-career calendar is April 1.

Making the Aid List

March 29, 2011 | News

Remember how happy you were when you got your letter of acceptance to the college of your dreams?

Alice Murphey Financial Aid Column 3

March 29, 2011 | News

Everybody works to get high marks in college, but in the so-called School of Financial Aid, sometimes it pays to get the lowest score.

Filling the Bill

March 29, 2011 | News

What does college really cost? Ah, that’s the million-dollar question.

Applying for financial aid

March 29, 2011 | News

If you are a high school senior who plans to attend college this coming fall you are facing the prospect of filing for financial aid.