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April 9, 2020 Financial Aid Newsletter

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Repaying Student Loans During the COVID-19 National Emergency

In this unprecedented state of emergency we are doing our best to provide you with real-time information as the situation—and guidance on student loans—changes. We want to ensure our audience of students and parents has the most up-to-date answers we are capable of providing. Read more 

We recommend bookmarking this blog which will be updated as new student loan guidance is issued.

Understanding Your Financial Aid Award

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, a number of colleges and universities may be a bit delayed in sending acceptance letters and financial aid letters to students. The upside is that some schools are revisiting admissions standards to account for things like students’ inability to complete the SAT or ACT this year. But once you do receive your award info, you’ll note that no two financial aid letters are the same. This can make it very hard to compare colleges. Learn how to read and compare financial aid letters. Read more

Student Loans for Parents

As students and families are interpreting their award letters, many parents are finding that they need to take out additional loans to make ends meet when it comes to paying for college. Quickly compare the benefits and features of parent PLUS Loans with Private Parent Student Loans. Read more

5 Scholarships

Five "Green" Scholarships

  1. Brower Youth Awards
  2. Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship for Conservation Horticulture
  3. Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program
  4. Sara Shallenberger Brown GCA National Parks Conservation Scholarship
  5. Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut Environmental Scholarship Fund

Questions About Student Loans During These Times?

Elaine Rubin Senior Contribution and Communications Specialist

The Edvisor, Elaine Rubin, went live on March 20, to answer your questions on student loans and what to expect with the rapidly changing situation. Check out the recording here.