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Category: Financial Aid

Revving Your Engine as a High School Sophomore

College Guide for a High School Sophomore With your freshman year behind you, it’s now time to focus on the next step in your high school career.  As a sophomore, the expectations continue to escalate as college nears.  Be prepared to revisit your plans with regularity and back-check your progress towards your goals with specific…

The High School Freshman Checklist for Success in College

College Checklist for High School Freshman A brief outline of important activities and milestones for high school freshman and parents is listed here.  As a valuable supplement to our Admissions Guide, you are more likely to get into your college of choice by following a roadmap.  Navigating your freshman year in high school can be…

The 8 Most Common Pitfalls of High School Freshman

High School Freshman Mistakes to Avoid Contrary to popular sentiment, planning for college starts early for most students.  Our goal is to help you best navigate this process and avert some common mistakes before mapping out your plan.  You are in control of your future and need to stay focused on the basics: personal development,…

When is the Best Time to Start Planning for College?

Planning for College Today Regardless of your age, GPA, socioeconomic status, political beliefs, geographic location, or gender your college planning should start today.  It is never too early to begin planning for your academic career and mapping out a plan to get you where you need to be in the future.  In an effort to…

Complete Guide to the College Admissions Process

College Admissions Guide eBook Download the MatchCollege eBook today:  MatchCollege Complete College Admissions Guide   Please enjoy the MatchCollege eBook titled "Your Complete Guide to the College Admissions Process".  We have assembled the very best information in a concise guide to help you best navigate the college landscape to reach your personal goals.  The chapters in…

Your Guide to Financial Aid for Online College Programs

Your Financial Aid Guide Once you have made the decision to go to an online college, you will need to immediately work towards a college or university to attend and work on your financial options for that particular school.  As outlined in the MatchCollege Complete Guide to the College Admission Process eBook, there is a…

Maximize Your College Financial Aid

FAFSA Facts You Need to Know Today Get the facts on completing your FAFSA checklist today.  There are important changes that have taken place and are critical to understand when planning to complete your FAFSA form for college.  The biggest change worth noting is the timing of your application.  In years’ past, FAFSA forms could…

How to Make Online College More Affordable

Reduce the Cost of Online College As you know, attending college is a substantive investment of time and resources.  It is an investment of your time and your resources.  Factoring in all variables, third party research indicates that attending college is well worth the investment.  Case in point, the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study suggests…

Life Transition: Changing Careers and College Planning

Successfully Navigate Life Transitions with College As with any life change, making the decision to change can be difficult.  Changing jobs, leaving a familiar industry, going back to college: all require grit and courage.  Below you will find a guide to help you navigate this process to help smooth the transition from the known to…