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More People Eligible for Pell Grants than Expected

By Reyna Gobel
Contributor to Forbes

For the majority of Americans who don’t think they qualify for Federal Pell Grants, the federal grant known for helping low-income students, it’s easy for them to think that financial aid beyond student loans won’t happen for them. Thus, they may skip filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) out of fear it’s just a fast track to student loans. Continue Reading

Maximizing Military Education Benefits: An Insider’s View

Utilizing Pell Dollars for Your Undergraduate Education

By Debra Wales Education Coordinator, American Military University
In addition to using Tuition Assistance (TA) or your GI Bill to fund your education, you have the option of using a Pell Grant. It's a Federal Grant usually awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree and unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid.

Maximizing Military Education Benefits: An Insider’s View