Category Archive: Financial Aid

Apr 20

Working Hard for the Money

With summer quickly approaching, the only stressful thing is the huge stack of job applications piled on my desk! Even though paperwork is no fun at all, the hardest part would be finding the perfect summer job. (Plus, it’d be nice if that job came with a big pay check!) Luckily, during the school year, …

Continue reading »

Nov 16

Applying 101

I remember that when I was in high school, the application process seemed so overwhelming! Especially when you are applying to a lot of schools. Each school has a different application, different types of admissions counselors, and different deadlines. Then you have to worry about narrowing down which school is the best school for you. …

Continue reading »

Feb 17

The Big Switch (Part 2)

It’s February now, and here I am at Barton College, taking my second semester. I’m sitting at my desk at work, typing this up, and I still can’t believe sometimes that I’m here. I never thought that Barton could become like home to me, more of a comfort than my bedroom back in Goldsboro, with …

Continue reading »

Feb 15

Working on Campus

With all of the stressors in my life and the time I spend worrying about classes, it’s nice to have a job that’s, for the most part, convenient and very flexible with my schedule.  Where might this wonderful job exist, you ask? Why, right here on Barton’s campus, of course.  I work on campus in …

Continue reading »

Feb 13

Working on Campus

Some people may think that having a job and being a college student are difficult things to juggle, but, really, it’s not that hard. Barton, like many other schools, offers students work study jobs on campus. Positions can be found around campus in various departments such as the library, computer labs, academic departments, admissions, financial …

Continue reading »

Feb 11

FAFSA!

At the beginning of every year, not school year, but every calendar year, each student has to fill out a FAFSA form. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If you do not fill this form out or update it every year, you will not eligible for Financial Aid; and we could all use a …

Continue reading »