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Credit Management Workshop Recap

What do you know about building credit? At our latest workshop we went over how to read your credit score and report, building your credit, staying safe from identity theft, and resources to learn more information about credit. Here is a quick recap of what you...

Pathway Oregon – What Is It?

Oregon residents are being offered a generous scholarship program that has become a large topic of conversation among incoming freshman. Pathway Oregon is funding the education of 3,000 Oregonians who are Pell Grant eligible. Affording college is a daunting thought....

Study Abroad Workshop Recap

Did you miss Financial Flight Plan’s second workshop of the term? This workshop was all about letting students know about their financial aid resources related to a study abroad program. Here is a quick recap to get you caught up. The first step you have to take is...

Are You Budgeting More and Borrowing Less?

Welcome back to campus, Ducks! It’s that time of the year when the excitement to be back on campus dies down (only a little bit) and students and faculty get settled into their new apartments and classrooms. All of us here at the financial aid office want to make sure...

The Search for Scholarships

My position at the financial aid office gives me the opportunity to work with students who have drastically different backgrounds. I talk to students who are eager to find scholarships to help fund their education, students who are completely overwhelmed by the...

Credit Essentials

Credit is important.  There are many discrepancies about credit.  Some people live by it and others stay clear of it, but you cannot run from it.  There are certain advantages that come from establishing and maintaining strong credit, and there are also things that...

Directions to Get Summer Aid!

The summer term is great for taking classes. You can enjoy the sunshine while you study and the classes are generally a bit shorter than the normal fall, winter, and spring terms. The financial aid office does offer financial aid during the summer term, but it will be...

Quick Tips About Student Loans

College is not cheap!  Many students take advantage of the opportunity to receive assistance for their education.  This investment is important, but being mindful throughout the process is critical! Know your interest rates! Interest rates can sneak up on you if you...

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