Posts Tagged ‘future students’

Alternatives for Funding Your Education at Rutgers

Does your term bill have a remaining balance, even after applying all financial aid? Sometimes, based on eligibility and funding limits, your award may not cover your entire cost of tuition and fees on your term bill. You have a few options to consider that may help. Parent PLUS Loan A Parent PLUS loan is…

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Things to Consider Before Moving Out

By Maniyah Goodwine So you are ready to move out. You’ve reached a point where you crave your own space, and a little bit of freedom. Here are some of the basic things you need to know before deciding to take the final step of moving out. Depending on your relationship with your parents, moving…

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Financial Literacy Month

Since 2003, the United States has recognized April as Financial Literacy month. The purpose of Financial Literacy Month is to inform and educate students on the topic of financial literacy – or how money works. Financial Literacy Month is not just limited to educating students about financial options while they are in school, but helping…

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2017-18 Award Letter Notifications Begin for Incoming Students

Did you apply to Rutgers for fall 2017? If you applied to Rutgers and filed the 2017-18 FAFSA, you will soon receive an email from our office directing you to view your online Award Letter. All awards are estimates and are based on the information you provided on the FAFSA. If you did not receive…

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Frequently Asked Questions: Applying for Financial Aid

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about applying for financial aid. Still not sure? Contact us. » What forms do I need to complete to apply for financial aid? You will only need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at fafsa.gov to apply for financial aid. Rutgers Biomedical and…

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Reducing or Declining Your Federal Loans

If you want to decline or reduce the amount of federal direct loans you will receive, you need to submit a Data Change Form (DCF). Steps to complete the DCF Log in to view your award status. Under “You are required to” on the award letter, you’ll see a link for “Data Change Form (DCF).”…

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Submit Missing Documents Now to Avoid Delays

When you apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year, your information goes through a verification process. Our office may request additional documentation from you in order to verify the information from your FAFSA. You will receive email notifications prompting you to check your required documents and…

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Rutgers University-Newark Talent and Opportunity Pathways Program

The Rutgers University-Newark Talent and Opportunity Pathways program, or RU-N to the TOP, is a financial aid program that provides a “last dollar” scholarship, meaning that this scholarship will cover the cost of in-state tuition and mandatory school fees after all federal, state, and internal/external scholarships have been applied. The scholarship program starts for students…

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How to Read Your Planning & Award Letters

Follow these useful guides for reading your planning letters or award letters. View your award letter Planning Letter Guides 2015-2016 Undergraduate Law School 2016-2017 Undergraduate Law School Award Letter Guides 2015-2016 2016-2017

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