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Financial Aid Online, Many Facets Fixed in One Place

Financial aid online tends to make applying for loans, scholarship grants, and filling out the particular FAFSA a one cease shop. People are opting to fill out their own long forms with regard to funds this way to save lots of the hassle and stress of dealing with work on campus. The ability to send in the Federal loan application through the Internet has revolutionized the way college students go about the loan procedure. Many companies offer every one of the forms directly on their own websites, leading students step by step through every thing. All the required paperwork is done away with and fields are entered into with the information you need. Feedback can be nearly immediate in some cases so long as no other information has been needed.

Usually to deal with your financial aid on the web you will just need to create a username and password. From there may be multiple screens with regard to filling out the Federal loan application, loan information, and maybe actually apply for scholarships. Improvements will usually be over the internet and borrower can easily log in to get the info. Some sites uses email as their type of communication with debtors. Most of the sites have a Frequently Asked Questions Sections (Frequently asked questions) or there may be a method to speak to someone stay or email these for customer support. The process is much quicker than snail mail and often quicker than going through the school.

Several sites are connected directly with the databases of some universities and universities. There are counselors at the disposal of pupil borrowers and they utilize calculators to give borrowers an idea of how much money they will need. The sites tend to be hooked up to billions of bucks in government money and millions of students currently use their services. Students are able to search for money that’s available along with a student’s major. Financial aid online looks to become the new wave of the future for funding an education. The procedure always needs to be started early no matter how students decides to procure the particular funds. Higher education can be a privilege and some people never have the opportunity to additional their knowledge this way. That’s why it’s so important to try to get the most money as soon as you can.

Comments: 56

  1. Hillary February 9, 2013 at 12:24 pm Reply

    I’m planning on talking a class at GCC (Glendale Community College) next semester. But I’m planning on getting financial aid. I was trying to get that online but I’m not exactly sure how to. Please help me. Thanks!

  2. Tiffaney March 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm Reply

    I haven’t been able to find any vet tech programs that offer online classes and accept financial aid? So I thought I could get some of my general studies done online until I can get my car fixed then finish up on campus. Do you know what courses I will need to take to become a vet tech?

  3. Billie May 11, 2013 at 6:03 pm Reply

    basics i mean math science social studies and etc so i can earn my associates…i just need the steps as far as financial aid, what online website and etc

  4. Corie May 13, 2013 at 12:01 pm Reply

    I go to post online and and had to sign and fax the award letter which was back on May 2nd, I received an email from the financial aid company saying there was access funds, I got that email On the 15th. Will I be getting a check from the school? If so when would I likely get it? I’m moving In two weeks and don’t want the check going to my old address.

  5. Leo May 26, 2013 at 6:23 pm Reply

    If I can get financial aid for online classes I was thinking about taking some.

  6. Raven June 8, 2013 at 6:41 am Reply

    When I accepted my financial aid online, i fell short a little bit so applied for an alternative loan. However, I miscalculated and am going to have some money left over at the end of the year. The money is sent directly to the school, so can I use this on my next years tuition? Can I request the money and use it for something else? Or am I stuck paying for unused funds?

  7. Allyn July 1, 2013 at 5:46 pm Reply

    I’ve never gone to college or dealt with financial aid before, so I am lost! Can anyone tell me where to begin?

  8. Tonie July 23, 2013 at 4:23 am Reply

    I would like to know if I can get financial aid for the medical billing & coding online certificate even though I owe $ on student loans? I would need to know, so I can apply quickly. And start the certificate program.
    My student loans are in default. That is the reason why I am asking this question about getting financial aid for the online certificate program.

  9. Erma August 2, 2013 at 7:07 pm Reply

    I woud like to know if there is an online university that offers various masters programs? Also, it should be covered by financial aid (grants, etc) and has the option of getting students loans if needed?

  10. Vern August 22, 2013 at 1:47 am Reply

    I went to go check my application status online and I haven’t recieved a letter just yet from the school, but it says Financial aid in progress. Doesn’t this mean I got accepted because colleges won’t go through a students financial aid unless they’re accepted? Correct? Please help!

  11. Emanuel August 26, 2013 at 5:49 am Reply

    Does anyone know how to do financial aid online by themselves? If so I would really appreciate it if someone would walk me through it step by step. I would go up the the college but it is miles and miles away from where I live. Someone please help me and the deadline is April 1st. Thanks.

  12. Maragret August 27, 2013 at 7:15 am Reply

    I was just curious if there was a way to calculate how much of your financial aid you would receive back after your college tuition’s paid by it. I’m currently enrolled in online classes at University of Phoenix, and I got about $6000 in financial aid for my first half of my academic year … but my first courses were only $1900 altogether, and I assume the other classes will be about the same…?

    Just curious!

  13. Odell October 3, 2013 at 9:36 pm Reply

    We’ve been waiting for my financial aid to process for college, but it looks like we won’t find out until we pay for the first semester. What happens if we qualify for financial aid after we already paid for the first years tuition and stuff?

  14. Ardath October 6, 2013 at 11:16 pm Reply

    How do i sign up for financial aid online. Can i do classes on line? Whenand how will i know if i have qulified for finacial aid?If i need help with assignments how can i reach someone?Will i have options on when i can start school?

  15. Lawrence October 28, 2013 at 6:18 pm Reply

    My fiancé will be starting school this Septemeber; we are not sure how financial aid works and how you become eligible to recieve a grant. What is the process and how long does it take? What information should we not put? He still lives at home with his parents but will be moving to go to school.(if that helps) Which parent should he use since they are not married? We already filled out the application online but we don’t know what exactly to put in there so he can be eligible for a grant. Any information would be greatly appreciated. This is very new to us and we have no clue how it works. Thanks!

  16. Ethan November 5, 2013 at 2:52 pm Reply

    I have never went to college before and just decided I should do something about that, but I don’t know anything about it really. I did FAFSA once but then was just too busy working and with life to manage school too, so I never enrolled.
    Is it too late to get financial aid and get enrolled in online classes starting next month?

    I know it seems dumb to be asking on here instead of calling the school, but I’m looking for personal experience from someone who knows something about it.

  17. Lavon December 3, 2013 at 2:05 pm Reply

    I am interested in taking online classes but I want my financial aid money so I can purchase a laptop, what online schools disburse money for associates degrees?

  18. Keith December 23, 2013 at 11:15 am Reply

    am 19 years old and graduated in 2012. I have a one year old little boy and work. I really don’t have time to go to school on campus. I really want to be a dental assistant. I have been looking around trying to figure something out. I found a site called ed2go and it gave me an online dental assistant program. The tuition was $1,995. When you go to sign up it gives your options to pay. None of them mention financial aid. If anyone could help me find online schooling that is legit and that offers financial, it would definitely make my life. Thank you for any help.

  19. Chadwick December 23, 2013 at 11:19 am Reply

    If returning to an online college, is financial aid available in the same way it is for other colleges?

  20. Jo December 23, 2013 at 11:29 am Reply

    If I decided to take all of my courses online, like through University of Phoenix, could I get financial aid for that? I feel like, for some reason, they reserve that for on-campus students…

  21. Virgil December 23, 2013 at 11:37 am Reply

    I just received a job offer from VerbalizeIt to work as an online translator. Before I begin, I have to sign an independent contractor services agreement. It asks for my name as it appears on my income tax return (I live with my parents. I technically don’t have one…), social security number, and account number for Paypal to deposit my earnings. I am a university student on full financial aid, and I’m worried that if I start translating my financial aid package will be effected. I’ve heard that if I make less than $400 I don’t have to report anything. Is that true? Can I sign it and then stop translating once I am close to making $400? Thanks for any help.

  22. Miss December 24, 2013 at 5:40 pm Reply

    I am trying to find out for a friend if there is any federal or state (Michigan) financial aid or grants available for online schools (specifically for medical transcription courses). Any experience or suggestions in this regard would be appreciated.

  23. Mauricio December 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm Reply

    I am trying to pay my fees and tuition online on but it doesn’t give me the option to use my financial aid. Everything is due today and the school is closed so i can’t call.. help please?

  24. Faustino January 16, 2014 at 7:40 am Reply

    I am currently attending an online school that is soon to lose it’s accreditation. No one told me this before I enrolled and I didn’t do my research. I have most of my schooling paid by unsubsidized and subsidized loans from the government, but I also have a cash agreement with the school until March, 2008 for a little under $300.00 a month. My question is, what is the best way to go about transferring financial aid & credits from one online institution to another? I plan to make sure the next one is reputable. If anyone has had a similar experience or knows of a website that may be of help to me, please let me know.

  25. Berna January 18, 2014 at 7:37 am Reply

    I am currently in college studying games development and i’m really serious about getting a job into the gaming industry, however university isn’t a path in which i see myself under, I’ve spoken with lots of people who work in the industry and they say getting a job is about evidence of work (examples) instead of degrees.

    however i was wondering exactly what financial aid could i get doing a online course?
    Im from the United Kingdom and im currently 18.

  26. Ted January 24, 2014 at 3:31 pm Reply

    I sold my laptop not to long ago and am a little worried. I applied for financial aid online and it was of course a government website in which I had to input my social security. After that, I made sure I deleted all my information when browsing the internet. I also deleted my TEMP files as well. The question is this, can someone pull out my social security even though the website was a locked and safe website that I entered it in? Please let me know. Also, how is it possible if the hackers can? No I did not wipe my harddrive either. Thank You

  27. Allen February 2, 2014 at 10:14 am Reply

    I’ve been interested in taking an online creative writing class for months now. I know that offers them as well as My problem is finding the funding for these acclaimed programs. I wonder if anyone knows of finacial aid for classes like these?

    Any suggestions/help would be greatly appreciated 🙂

  28. Xiao February 2, 2014 at 1:23 pm Reply

    Do I have to enroll in a school before I submit my financial aid application?

  29. Gabriel February 2, 2014 at 5:36 pm Reply

    I am interested in taking a pharmacy technician course online through NAU, how do you go about getting financial aid?I am completely lost

  30. Emmy February 22, 2014 at 1:58 am Reply

    Besides the stafford loans, FSEOG, and Pell Grant what other financial aid can someone with not so good credit get. I am an independent student, so my parents can not file for a PLUS loan….are there anymore options for me??? Please help!

  31. Leonel February 22, 2014 at 3:55 am Reply

    I recently bought a 30k car on my name. I will also be filling taxes next year. Is there going to be a problem with receiving financial aid, either pell grand or cal grand, or am i considered able to support myself?

  32. Edison February 22, 2014 at 6:05 am Reply

    I just finished the verification process at my college for financial aid and after I satisfied all my requirements this popped up on the financial aid banner area on my login:

    Unofficial aid application (missing signature, etc.)

    Needed to Process Application

    What does this mean and what do I have to sign???

    I have my student aid report and it is signed, my application was approved, but it still says missing signature. ??

  33. Brent February 22, 2014 at 6:33 am Reply

    I was wondering what it is exactly, I heard from some people that the college would pay for all my fees when I study, so basically its like going to college for free. Others told me its more like a loan but a little better, they would pay for my college but eventually I would have to pay them back. So can anybody make it clear to me?

    Also do i need some proof to show them if I wanna apply for it, because my income is good but its not very good, but its good enough to pay for my college if i needed to, but some of my friends told me its better if I take it so that I can take advantage of it. So can I get clear answers to everything about financial aid, because I don’t know anything about it, I always thought it was a loan but some people say different things.

  34. Vern February 22, 2014 at 6:44 am Reply

    FAFSA says I qualify for $5,500 of financial aid… at least I think thats what it says (^.^’)
    So I go to the financial aid office at my school and then what???
    Just not that: thnx. that sux _-_ but would I be able to get it for next semester???

  35. Marianne February 22, 2014 at 7:01 am Reply

    I want to go to Musicians Institute. I’m going to need financial aid. What are the steps in order to get a loan?

  36. Micah February 22, 2014 at 7:47 am Reply

    Iam wanting to go back to school but right now I would have to do it online due to other circumstances,but Im not in a situation where I could pay full tutuion.Anyone know any good online schools that help with the financial part?

  37. Ariel February 22, 2014 at 8:31 am Reply

    I am looking to enroll in the LPN to BSN completely online program through The College Network and Indiana State University. I will never have to go on campus for any reason. My clinicals will be local and classes strictly online. Is there any financial aid that will help me with the cost of this program? Are there any scholarships that will apply to it? I know The College Network offers guaranteed financing, but I would like to have to pay back as little as possible considering I am broke. TIA for any help.

  38. Lance February 22, 2014 at 8:43 am Reply

    What kind of financial aid is available for school or anything else if i move out of the house and live on my own? My perents are not gona pay for my college so there for i have to move out and be on my own to recive financial aid. I just want to know how does it all work, and what kind of financial aid could i recive?

  39. Mack February 25, 2014 at 10:58 am Reply

    I also would like advice about classes to become an art therapist for children. Anybody know just what classes I would need to take? I would likely need a BA. Thanks for your help!

  40. Jason February 25, 2014 at 11:35 am Reply

    I submitted my FASFA online already and had received 606 for my EFC. I was wondering if it’s possible to determine how much I wil be expecting to receive for my aid?

  41. Daniel February 25, 2014 at 1:57 pm Reply

    I am a single mom of two young kids and I don’t have the time to attend any school classes as of right now. But I would like to get started with some classes online at least to get the ball rolling. Does anyone know if this is something that is out there?

  42. Whitney March 14, 2014 at 5:56 pm Reply

    I am 17 and planning on going to a community college for a associates degree in marketing.
    I would be living with friends but my parents would still be supporting me until I get a job.
    They cannot afford all of the college so I would need some financial aid.
    Again I am 17 and have a GED. I have only had 1 job before and it was in 2008.
    Do I qualify?

    Thank you

  43. Hilton March 21, 2014 at 7:50 am Reply

    what are some good online college websites? (California) and can I apply for financial aid even though I’m planning to take college classes online? If yes, how can I do that? .. please & thank you! 🙂

  44. Vilma March 21, 2014 at 7:51 am Reply

    The whole concept on enrolling, and applying, and all that has honestly always confused me. To be honest, I havent done much to look into it tho.
    But I’m now becomming more interested in taking online classes, how do I begin to do this? Financial aid is avaliable at the school I’m applying for. Is a pell grant acceptable for online courses? Can someone just give me a run down of how to go about doing this please.

  45. Jayne March 25, 2014 at 11:36 pm Reply

    I bought my textbooks, and paid for all my schooling with financial aid. A few days later my dad called me, and told me I was on financial aid suspension. I’m still enrolled in the college (Cloud County Community College) I was wondering if I would still get a check, or not? It doesn’t make sense how I received financial aid to pay for school while on suspension.

  46. Son March 26, 2014 at 12:04 am Reply

    I want to attend a university approximately 3 hours a way in the same state and was wondering if financial aid covered relocation cost? How does Financial aid work?

  47. Johnna March 28, 2014 at 4:45 pm Reply

    I applied to Un. of Phoenix. The lady then walked me through the FAFSA application to apply for financial aid. She told me that after I am finished with my degree, I might have to pay an “out of the pocket” charge. The student aid pays for most, but what it doesn’t cover will be paid by loans and that’s what i will have to pay back after the 2 years.

    Do I have to pay the financial aid back?? Like what I get from FAFSA?
    What exactly is FAFSA? Isn’t financial aid free money the gov gives out to who is eligible?

  48. Melaine April 26, 2014 at 9:00 pm Reply

    Is the process of filling in all the blanks online tedious?

    Exactly what information do I get from the tax return papers to fill in the blanks?

    Is mailing off the FAFSA worksheet slower than doing it online?

    sorry, I’m a bit clueless.



  49. Felecia May 12, 2014 at 11:05 pm Reply

    I want to go to college, but have no clue what to do or how to start. The only college in my town doesn’t offer a degree program in the field that I want, but apollo college does. But that is in a different state. I live in Washington, and apollo is in Oregon. This is close enough to where I wouldn’t mind driving across the state border to go to school.

    So my question is… As a single mother, would I still be able to get financial aid even though I want to go to school in a different state?

    and also would I be able to take some classes at the school in my town and then transfer over to apollo in oregon?

  50. Guillermo May 22, 2014 at 9:57 am Reply

    if i don’t finish a semester at one school (i stopped goin in November) and i wanna transfer to another school for January 08….will i loose my financial aid or i still have it because i jus got it back. my grades was bad. so i paid out of pocket one semester to get my financial aid back and now i didn’t finish because i had an operation…
    will i still have it or how it works

  51. Anton May 29, 2014 at 3:06 am Reply

    I am interested in seeking a certification in medical transcription so I can work from home, but do not wish to go back to (& can’t afford to) school full time for 2 years to do so and would like to get certified from a course such as Career Step or similar. I wondered if there is financial aid available to help pay for that?

  52. Tesha June 5, 2014 at 3:12 am Reply

    im going to school to get my AS degree for nursing and im wondering how many books do i have to buy and will financial aid cover the cost of books

  53. Mary June 5, 2014 at 3:12 am Reply

    I’m a single mom. I want to take online courses for my Bachelor’s. What online colleges or universities accepts financial aid though the Department of Education and what grants or loans should I consider?

  54. Vernon June 5, 2014 at 3:12 am Reply

    This is a bit complicated. I’m looking to earn a degree in animal science. I qualify for federal aid, but can federal aid be applied toward an online degree? If so how can I find a school that offers such a degree program online?

  55. Pat June 13, 2014 at 11:05 am Reply

    I applied for it on March, haven’t received anything in the mail about it. I checked online and it says I’m eligible for it. At the time i didn’t do the selective service section because i was 17. Now I’m 18 but i forgot to fill out the selective service. Is that the reason why i haven’t received anything in the mail about Fafsa? Is it to late to register for the selective service so that my financial aid could be approved? Also i heard that theres a 30 day thing that you could sign up after your 18th Birthday, my birthday was in April, just forgot to doit cause of school and after school activities.. Please help…..

    Also i’m going to call finacial aid services.

    Thanks for the help in advance.

  56. Jordon June 15, 2014 at 5:47 pm Reply

    I’m on financial aid suspension and I’m wondering if appealing even works. I have 3.4 GPA and meet the SAP standards. I was put on financial aid probation during my 2011 fall semester last year after I had to withdraw from my courses because i was sick and had to get surgery. So my school put me on probation and I had to make up those classes and get better grades. Which I did for the past 3 semesters and got nothing but straight A’s for a year and a half and made up the classes I had to withdraw out of because of my sickness. That wasn’t good enough to get out of probation and I even got put on suspension for not having a high enough completion rate apparently.

    I checked with the financial aid office and every different person working there has been telling me random different things concerning my completion rate. One secretary told me that I was doing fine and that my completion rate was at an 84%. When I talked to another the next day she checked and said that my completion rate was at 38%. And when I asked a few hours later it was magically back at a 70%?! My GPA also keeps going up and down whenever I check with the financial office. When I check my transcript online it clearly shows that my GPA is at an official 3.4 and my completion rate at 100%. What am I supposed to do?! I keep reading that appealing suspension is pointless and doesn’t work. I shouldn’t even be on probation let alone suspension at all at this point. I talked to some school counselors who affirmed that I should have been off of probation a year ago and shouldn’t be on suspension at all. But they have no idea what’s wrong and don’t know what to do and offered me no help whatsoever 🙁

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