Thursday, March 22, 2018

Financial Aid

Sandy Ruelas, College Access Program Coordinator, provides guidance to students and families on a number of topics in this category. She can be reached at

Don’t let money get in the way of your college education. Read below to find more information on financial aid opportunities.

How to Finance your Education

  • Complete the FASFA
  • Review your student aid report (SAR)
  • Compare financial aid packages
  • Apply for scholarships
  • Research your best option for a student loan

Federal Student Aid
Guide for students of all grade level to learn how to plan, prepare and pay for college. Includes helpful links to financial aid resources.

Free application for student aid (FASFA) with information in English and Spanish. Includes helpful tips on how to fill out the forms.

The College Place
The College Place provides education resources for high school and adult learners seeking to continue their college education.

FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid
Information about financial aid forms and procedures.

Financial Aid Resource Center
A complete guide to financial aid and student loan programs.

This site provides financial aid, scholarship and grant information for US and international students looking to study abroad. In addition, you can find information on international student loan programs and other information about study abroad programs.

Mapping Your Future
Free information on financial literacy services for students, families, schools. Also includes information on state-specific financial aid programs.

Most students finance a portion of their education through loans. It is important to research various loan options and choose the one that best fits your needs.

Sallie Mae
A detailed guide to learn how to plan for college and apply for college loans.

Astrive Student Loans
Fast and easy way to apply for student loans.

Citibank Student Loans
Lender offers various student loans, financial aid options and grant information.