So, we’re one month in to the new year, and we decided it was time to talk about some of the latest and greatest goings-on here at WiseChoice. In the past few months, we’ve made several changes and additions to the site that we want to share with you.
For starters, we launched the WiseChoice for Professionals Educator Resource Center, where teachers, guidance counselors, independent educational consultants and other professionals can go to access a variety of free resources on a number of different topics. Download helpful college planning and financial aid handouts, review programs featured in the Scholarship Spotlight and check out the highlighted College of the Day and Career Corner listings. Read the rest of this entry »
Another holiday season is winding to an end. The tree is by the curb, the decorations are back in storage, and the lights are coming down this weekend (or next weekend, or whenever the neighbors start to complain). The resolutions have been made, and more than a few have undoubtedly already been broken. For high school seniors, college students and parents of both, there is one resolution that they may not have made, but probably should have: Get the FAFSA submitted early.
W-2’s will be arriving soon, and before long the IRS will be eagerly awaiting your tax returns. If you are a high school senior, a college student or the parent of a dependent student who will be applying for college financial aid, it is also the time of year when the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) becomes available online. Read the rest of this entry »