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Horizon Guide: Financial Aid

Horizon Guide: Financial Aid

Jordan Williams, Features Editor

January 11, 2016

For most students, the application process of financial aid is a laborsome effort, but an effort that is necessary nonetheless. Whether it be the persistent tax forms or knowing which assets and annuities are best to file, making sure that a FAFSA application is free of any inconsistencies is an overwhelming...

Unnecessary loans offer no limits, endless IOUs

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2012

So far in my collegiate career, I have racked up a tab of more than $12,000 made payable to the Department of Education — a tab that is continuously increasing and will probably be owed for the majority of my life. The current amount of debt I have collected in four years is not as high as most ...

Instant gratification is not so gratifying

IUS Horizon

April 8, 2012

I was not blessed with the virtue of patience, and I have yet to acquire this virtue thus far in life. I am a person who lives to be instantly gratified and have often become frustrated or given up entirely if I am forced to wait. I know impatience is an ugly trait. However, I take comfort in the fac...

Conference provides student tuition alternatives

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

Error: This eGraphic is optimized for a HTML5 compatible browser. Please update your browser. Financial Aid conducted a mini-conference on Oct. 18 in University Center North. The attendees were treated to light refreshments as they had the opportunity to attend several 30-minute lectures on ...