Kyle Brantley

What's a FAFSA?

What's a FAFSA?

The FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It’s from the Fed, and is Big Brother’s (the government's) way of assessing your family’s income and providing additional funding to help pay for school. The funding can come in three forms.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Visiting Colleges

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Visiting Colleges

Big or small?  Public or private?  Close to home or far away?  There are a lot of questions you need to ask yourself when searching for the perfect college home. Here’s your guide to the top 10 things to check out when visiting a college campus. 

Best Kept Secrets to Funding Your College Education

Best Kept Secrets to Funding Your College Education

A modern day poet once wrote, “mo’ money, mo’ problems.”  Guess that guy never had to pay for college.  As a senior, it can be quite daunting for you (and if not you, your parents) to think about how you’re going to be able to afford a solid college education.  We hear that all the time in the Admissions Office.  “There’s no way I can afford to go to a private university.”  Or “Yeah, MC is great and all, but I just can’t afford it.”