July Newsletter: Getting your Funds and Great Student Deals
As August approaches, most students are eager to get their tuition payments finalized. Whether you’ve paid off the semester’s bills, still need help, or are looking ahead to next year, we have the answers you need.
Highlights from this month’s newsletter include:
- Find the private student loan that’s right for you
- Learn how to increase your chances of winning with ScholarshipPoints
- Find out when to expect your financial aid aid funds
- Get the details on 3 NEW scholarships
- Pick up money-management tips
- Learn about important changes to your financial aid
Little-Known Facts about College and Insurance
When you’re thinking about college and how to pay for it, you’re probably not thinking about insurance. Do you know rates are often based upon the zip code of the university – which might mean higher premiums? Students’ laptops, MP3 players, and other gadgets might not be covered under your homeowners or renters policy. Let us help! Click here or call 1-855-575-2633 for a no-obligation review from our collegiate insurance experts.
Are you Checking the Couch Cushions for Money?
If you need help paying for the upcoming semester, a private loan could be the answer. Not all student loans are the same, but if you know what to look for, there’s no need to fret! When researching your loan options, compare things like APR, repayment plans, incentives, and deferment options. Finding the right loan now will get the semester off to a great start. Compare your loan options.
ScholarshipPoints is Giving Away $7,500 in Scholarships PLUS a Laptop
For this month only, you have the opportunity to win $7,500 in scholarships AND a laptop when you join ScholarshipPoints. That’s just this month! In 2012, ScholarshipPoints will award more than $140,000 in scholarships exclusively to members. Become a member of ScholarshipPoints today and complete the NPD activity to enter the drawing for a $1,000 scholarship and a laptop.
When Will you Get your Loan Funds?
With fall semester right around the corner, you may be wondering when that financial aid check will roll in. While each school might have a slightly different timeline, students can typically expect the funds to be disbursed about a week before the start of the semester. Keep in mind, the money goes directly to the school’s financial aid office, not the student. Learn more about the disbursement process and when you can expect your funds today!
We know scholarships are you #1 priority this summer so check out these awards!
- Glen Bell Scholarship
- Financial Education Scholarship
- Media Fellows Program
Money Management Tips
You learn a lot in college, and not just in the classroom. Learning how to manage your money is an important step to adulthood, and we want to help. Learn all about budgeting and money management today.
Changes to your Financial Aid
July not only brought a plethora of fireworks, but also changes to some federal aid programs. Learn about the 2012-2013 financial aid changes and find out if any will affect you!
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