​Fun Sized: Kentucky’s Smallest Colleges

For some students, bigger is better, but for others, a small college or university may have that perfect mix of personal attention and community.

​Date night

No one likes to be called a cheap date, right? But sometimes on that college budget, you've got to do what you got to do. After tuition, books, ren

​Cheap Eats

You’re on a roll! This back-to-school thing isn’t so bad, is it? I’ve got to ask, though: does it taste bad? I mean, food options on college

The Numbers

My goal through this website and through this blog is for you to have all the information you need to make college possible. For a lot of students,

​Money Tip for Students, August 2016

The federal government may forgive all or part of your student loans if you meet certain requirements.

Financial Aid Tip for Students, August 2016

As high school seniors and their parents begin the college financial aid process, they may find themselves faced with unfamiliar terms. This short

Senior year is preparation for college

Oh Hey, Senior Year Time to pony up! The last three years of school have been preparation for this year. This year is preparation for college.

​Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

Kentucky high school students and 2016 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

Financial Aid Tip of the Month: February 2016

Familiarize yourself with these common federal grant and loan programs

Financial Aid Tip of the Month: Pay attention to deadlines for financial aid

Be sure to familiarize yourself with FAFSA

EKU establishes scholarship for first-generation students

Students will be eligible for a Trailblazer Scholarship Award in fall of 2016

Ready for a Part Time Job?

A part time job can do more than just pad your wallet

Financial Aid Tip of the Month: November 2015

Check colleges’ net price calculators to get idea of costs

Tips for repaying student loans

For students that finished college in May and have student loans, it’s almost time to begin repaying them.

Early high school graduation scholarships available

Plan on graduating in three years or less? There could be some money for you.

Busted: The Top 5 Myths about College

Your reasons for thinking you can't go to college are wrong

Take Charge of Your Cash

Get smart when managing your money

Part-time jobs: A little work can go a long way

Having a part-time job helps more than your wallet

Financial Aid Q&A

Financial aid is available through schools, state and federal governments, and private organizations.