In honor of Financial Literacy Month, we are encouraging students to become more financially savvy with some free online tools. Help us by engaging your students in conversations about finances. Some of the resources we have shared with students include: Cash Course – a real-life money guide to help students make informed financial choices. Money Monday

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By: Sherri Peterson The 2014-2015 Financial Aid Awards are now available.  Students were emailed a notice prompting them to view and accept or decline their award on ZagWeb (at http://zagweb.gonzaga.edu/myaward). If your student submitted the 2014-2015 FAFSA and does not have an award, they should contact our office immediately.   If you haven’t submitted the 2014-2015

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By: Sherri Peterson, Financial Aid “Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college.” — Bill Vaughn College is expensive!  Scholarships are a great way to help students and their families pay for college.  While scholarships are available

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By: Sherri Peterson, Financial Aid January 1 is not only the first day of a new year, but it also is the first day that you can file your financial aid application (FAFSA) for the upcoming school year.  Gonzaga’s priority deadline is February 1st, so be sure to submit the FAFSA in January to get

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By: Sherri Peterson As you enter all of the last minute preparations for the school year, don’t forget about financial aid and student accounts. To help ensure students have a smooth transition into school, we have developed a checklist of things to do to make sure your student’s Financial Aid and Student Account are ready

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The start of the New Year brings a fresh start, resolutions for changes in our lives, and the time to re-apply for financial aid. Families should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon as possible. We encourage families to complete the FAFSA using estimated information to ensure the data

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If your student is interested in receiving financial aid for the 2013-2014 academic year, the time to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is here. Gonzaga’s priority date is February 1st. Completing the 2013-14 FAFSA by this date ensures your student will receive the best award possible. The FAFSA is intended to

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By: Sherri Peterson January 1st the 2013-2014 FAFSA will become available online at www.fafsa.gov and the Priority Deadline is February 1st.  We recommend filing the FAFSA early since it takes a few days for the information to be processed. The FAFSA can still be filed after the priority deadline; however, it may result in a loss of potential

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Semester breaks are a great time for students to search for scholarships since they don’t have homework.  The new year brings the start of scholarship season for the upcoming school year and while the FAFSA serves as the application for most of the scholarships that Gonzaga offers, there are still some departments and organizations that

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1. Have a contingency fund for unforeseen expenses. In addition to all of the “normal” school expenses, while moving your student, you may come across some expenses that you didn’t plan for:  you may find that you need to purchase supplies for decorating and setting up your student’s room, purchasing parking a permit, a mailbox

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