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Available to everyone, FAFSA allows students to apply for federal aid and helps colleges determine the financial need of students. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Finding your money with FAFSA

Tim Costello March 28, 2022

Many students want to go to college, but often just as many students find themselves without the financial means to do so. To try and close the gap between the two, the Free Application for Federal Student...

Getting tuition help can be possible through grants, government loans and other scholarships. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Have no fear, FAFSA is here

Joshua Kamp September 27, 2021

Each school year, college students look for new ways to pay for their college tuition. One of these ways is the Free Application for Student Aid. The application allows students to receive student loans...

The nontraditional approach to college success

The nontraditional approach to college success

Ally Nelson January 15, 2021

Higher education is important to nontraditional students, but with other big priorities in their lives, such as marriage or children, making time for and having the income to finish school can be difficult....

The nontraditional approach to college success

The nontraditional approach to college success

Ally Nelson January 15, 2021

Higher education is important to nontraditional students, but with other big priorities in their lives, such as marriage or children, making time for and having the income to finish school can be difficult....

Cash and coins on a table (Sara Parker / The Signpost)

What you need to know about financial aid

Jasmine Pittman August 27, 2017

Weber State University gives away tons of money each year in the form of financial aid and scholarships to students who apply. Financial aid can be one of the most impactful parts of a student's education,...

Students chat or study on the first floor of Elizabeth Hall in Spring 2016. When looking to improve academic performance, retaking classes may effect financial aid. (The Signpost Archives)

Retaking classes can affect financial aid

Leah Higginbotham January 8, 2017

With tuition prices rapidly rising—at a 500 percent inflation rate since 1985, according to Forbes—many students rely heavily on financial aid to help them pay for college. With stakes this...

Students manage marital life during college

September 29, 2012

Marriage before finishing college is stereotypically not recommended, but among the Weber State University student body, it does not seem to matter. WSU students, whether married or single, still seem...

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