Is an independent (private) college education affordable?
Yes. It is true that independent colleges have higher tuition costs than do public colleges. Tuition averages approximately $20,699. However, 90% of i...
How do I know if I qualify for financial aid at an independent college?
Once you are accepted for admission, your financial aid package will be formulated based upon your ability to pay and upon academic merit. If you don'...
I have children who need child care while I go to classes. Will financial aid help pay for child care?
Ask for advice at the financial aid office of the college you are likely to attend. Some colleges have enough student aid money to help with child car...
I don't have a computer but need one for college. Will financial aid help buy me a computer and pay for monthly expenses?
It is legal for student aid to be increased to purchase a computer and take care of monthly expenses like an Internet connection. Unfortunately, not a...
I am disabled and have special needs. Will financial aid cover the costs associated with my disability?
It is legal for student aid to be increased to cover the costs associated with your disability but unfortunately not all colleges have enough student ...
My parents don't earn much money and I work to help support the family. Should I tell someone about this?
Yes. This is important information. The financial aid office might think you have extra money because you work. (The formula looks at your earnings as...
Can I receive financial aid for attending during the summer?
Yes, but usually there are limited funds available for summer enrollment periods. Most students use their aid eligibility during the regular academic ...
I already have a bachelor's degree but am enrolling to get another one. Can I receive financial aid?
You may be eligible for some forms of financial aid. You won't be eligible for Federal Pell Grant or SEOG funds since you already have one bachelor's ...
I have a bachelor's degree but need to take some courses to get admitted to a graduate degree program. Can I receive financial aid?
You may be eligible for a limited amount of federal loans, and possibly some aid from the school, while enrolled in courses that are prerequisites or ...
How long can I receive financial aid?
It depends on the financial aid program, but in all cases, there are limitations. Some programs have limitations based on terms or units enrolled, but...
If I apply for admission, will the college automatically send me a FAFSA or a scholarship application?
While some do send them, there are some that may not. It is always your responsibility to make sure that you obtain and properly complete the necessar...
I'm only interested in scholarships. Should I file a FAFSA?
While filing a FAFSA is not required to receive all scholarships, there are scholarships that are awarded based, in part, on you and your family's fin...
My parents are separated or divorced. Who should fill out the FAFSA?
The parent that you lived with for the most part of the past year should provide information on the FAFSA. It does not make a difference which parent ...
My Social Security survivor benefits will stop when I turn 18. That makes a big difference in the income that was reported on the FAFSA. What do I do about this?
You will need to contact the financial aid office and provide additional information about the change in your family's financial circumstances so that...
I've been working full-time but will have to quit my job in order to enroll in classes. What can I do?
Fill out the FAFSA according to the instructions, which will reflect the higher income when you were working full time. Once your FAFSA has been proce...
What if I made a mistake on my FAFSA? How can I fix it after I receive aid and what does it mean?
It is important to correct any errors that you might have made on your FAFSA. Within about 4 weeks of filing your FAFSA, you should receive a Student ...
My parents refuse to file income tax returns. I don't want to get them into trouble with the IRS, but I need financial aid to attend college. What do I do?
If you are a dependent student your parents' information must be included on the FAFSA or you cannot be considered for student financial aid. Filing a...

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Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN.

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