Stories tagged with: Financial Aid

March 11, 2014 - 2:12pm
19 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is helping area children get a head start on college.

Area students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to attend the Muskingum County Community Foundation's 8th Annual College Night. Director of College Access Programs, Heather Sands, says the event not only prepares students for college, but it also educates students on how the financial aid process works, scholarships, and admissions.

"They'll learn anything from financial aid to...

February 24, 2014 - 5:55pm
21 weeks 3 days ago

Choosing which college to attend can be difficult for students, but one local program aims to make the transition as simple as possible.

Students from 6th grade all the way to their senior year are encouraged attend the annual Muskingum County Community Foundation's College Night. Local educators, students and counselors are working together to give visitor's insight on attending higher education.

"Anything from financial aid, well have financial aid representatives from the...

February 12, 2012 - 8:26pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

High school seniors are taking another step forward in their education...

Zane State College hosted "College Goal Sunday" Sunday afternoon, to assist college bound seniors with filling out financial aid paperwork. Chairperson Stacy Bernard said this is the fifth year that Zane State held the event, and the school will continue to help as long as there's still a need.

"We've seen a huge success rate, a lot of people are not comfortable with doing...

February 8, 2012 - 6:22pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

If you are preparing for college but need a little more guidance, one local institution is willing to help.

Zane State College will host College Goal Sunday, where students will receive help with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Director of Student Financial Aid Amanda Reisinger says only a few things are required from students who want to participate.

"Social Security number of course, which most people know theirs, but some high school...

April 18, 2011 - 5:51pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Students interested in pursuing a higher education may think twice about enrolling if there are are less financial aid opportunities available.

Vice President of Enrollment Jeff Zellers at Muskingum University said they are paying close attention to the controversy in D.C. over future funding for the Federal Pell Grant and other financial aid resources.

"There are arguments on both sides, one wanting to cut lots of stuff including the Pell Grant and another one...

February 8, 2011 - 6:40pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

Planning for college can be tough, but getting your finances in order can make the process a little bit easier.

Zane State College is hosting College Goal Sunday, which is a financial aid event that is held throughout the state to assist students and parents with completing the free application for federal student aid or better known as FAFSA.

"It's something that everybody who is interested in going to college, even if you're thinking about going to college you should do....

May 19, 2010 - 11:49am
4 years 9 weeks ago

Seniors from all over the country are getting ready to graduate high school, and with the high cost of college it's making it harder for students to afford it.

Ohio University Zanesville Junior Matthew Dair is working toward a social work degree.

"Well tuition here at the branch much less than at the main campus and so FAFSA really took care of pretty much all of it for the past couple of years this year with the economy or with the new administration in the white house...

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