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Financial Aid Workshop Series

The Financial Aid Office is excited to announce that we are giving away $1,000 in scholarships for attending one of our Financial Aid Workshops Series. 

Scholarship Requirements:

You must attend at least one Financial Aid Workshop Series presentation.
If you attend, you will be entered in a $250 scholarship drawing at the end of the semester. Four lucky students will receive a $250 scholarship. Students are eligible to win one scholarship per semester. 


Learn about:

  1. Financial Aid 101
    • What is financial aid?
    • How to apply for financial aid 
    • Types of programs/grants
    • Tips and tricks to financial aid
  2. Limits on Financial Aid
    • What is Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
    • How to maintain SAP
    • How to calculate Completion Rate
    • How to calculate GPA
    • Warning and Disqualification procedures
    • What is Lifetime Eligibility Usage (LEU)?
    • What is Maximum Time Frame? 
  3. Financing Your Transfer Education
    • Preparing your financial aid
    • Types of programs/grants at 4-year universities
    • Important steps and deadlines!
  4. To Borrow or Not to Borrow: Avoiding Student Debt
    • Student loans vs. Private loans
    • Subsidized or Unsubsidized loans: What's the difference?
    • When should you borrow?
  5. Spending Habits and Credit Cards
    • Learn how to use credit wisely 
    • Learn how to create a monthly spending plan
    • Learn to separate Needs from Wants
  6. The Secret to Couponing!
    • Learn about digital coupons 
    • Learn how to "stack" multiple offers
    • Learn how to read a store's price tag 

Please note that workshops are on a first-come, first-serve basis and SPACE IS LIMITED.

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