Tag 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, …

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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. …

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Apr 11

You Think You Know…But You Have NO Idea!

So, you read the title of this blog and I’m sure you’re thinking “What does she mean ‘I have no idea’?” Well, I am here to tell you that you have no idea how much fun it is to work with admissions counselors! This past week I went to a reception in Raleigh with Kyle …

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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 …

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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 …

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Feb 11


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 …

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Jan 28

$$$ Financial Aid – FAFSA Time!

Now that most of you have gone through the admissions process and have been accepted into Barton College, it’s time to think about how you are going to finance your education. Some people have money saved up specifically for college while others may not. Cutting the cost of your college education can be very simple …

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