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Achievement
Responsibility
PellGrants
FederalWorkStudy
College
MidtermExam
Eligibility
FeeWaiver
Application
AcademicProgress
GradePointAverage
Units
Loan
Student
Financial Literacy

college Readiness Crossword

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Description

provides billions of dollars nationally in the form of grants, loans, and student employment for students to pursue post secondary education Financial Aid Administrator
a collection of different types of financial aid from multiple sources Financial Aid Package
students, parents, and borrowers are required to use an. FSA ID
a set amount of time after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment before you must begin repayment on your loan. Grace Period
one who meets at least one of the following criteria: You are working on a degree beyond a bachelor's, such as a master's or doctorate. You have a child or children, or other legal dependents, who receive more than half their financial support from you. Independent Student
the proportion of a loan that is charged as interest to the borrower, typically expressed as an annual percentage of the loan outstanding. interest
Some money for college is awarded without regard for financial need. Merit Based Aid
is defined as a formal process focus on how a product addresses the needs of a human. Need Analysis
the final price paid for goods or services after subtracting tax and any other costs Net Price
payment in excess of what is due over payment
A quantitative estimate of the parents ability to contribute to the post secondary educational expenses of an independent student parent Contribution
the amount of money borrowed by the student principal
a signed document containing a written promise to pay a stated sum to a specified person or the bearer at a specified date or on demand. promissory note
omeone who is enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an eligible institution for the purpose of obtaining a degree or certificate offered by the school. regular student
a federal regulation requiring the U-M Office of Financial Aid to monitor the progress of each student who is receiving financial aid as they move toward completing their degree satisfactory academic progress
The system used in the United States to draft young people into armedservice. Though the United States at present has no draft, young men are required by law to register with the Selective Service when they reach the age of eighteen. selective service registration
a paper or electronic document that gives you some basic information about your eligibility for federal student aid and lists your answers to the questions on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid student aid report
Support financially subsidized
the amount of income used to calculate an individual's or a company's income tax due. taxable income
the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) covers the administration of the United States federal student financial aid programs title IV Programs
The Federal Government pays the interest for Direct Subsidized Loans while the student is in college or while the loan is in deferment unsubsidized
all incommode received that is not reported to the IRS untaxed income
the process of establishing the truth, accuracy, or validity of something. verification

Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

College Success Crossword

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Description

A requirement which must be met before a certain course can be taken. Prerequisite
An outline plan for a particular course. syllabus
A scholarship granted by the Navajo Nation based on G.P.A and ACT scores. Chief Manuelito
Your official record of course work in high school or college. transcript
Anything related to the way you are paying for college. Financial Aid
Grade Point Average, a student's overall academic performance. GPA
An area of concentration in a particular field of studying. major
A half year term in a school or college, generally 15-18 weeks. semester
The placement of a high school student in a course that offers college credit if completed successfully. Advanced Placement
It usually takes 4-5 years to obtain this particular undergrad degree. Bachelors Degree
Sometimes, immediately after obtaining a Bachelor's Degree, some students like to pursue their..... Masters Degree
To cancel registration in a course after enrolling into it. drop
College-level courses that give credit toward your high school requirements; and at the same time, you also earn college credit. dual credit
a supervised short-term apprenticeship for experience. Internship
A student's standing based on academics compared to their peers. Class rank
One of the most common college entrance exams. ACT
A requirement for all studnets seeking federal financial aid - pell grant. FAFSA
Federally funded program.....campus job. Workstudy
Money given to you for your studies Scholarship
Money that is paid back to a student who met their financial responsibility to a school. Refund

Financial Aid Terms Crossword

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Description

Financial Aid (there are 4 parts)^money used to help pay for a college education grants, work- study and loans and scholarships
Subsidized Loan^Gov pays interest while borrower is in school, during grace and deferment periods
Unsubsidized Loan^YOU, the borrower, are responsible for the interest during life of the loan
Grant^Federal financial aid that doesn’t have to be repaid
Federal Student Loan^Student loans, offered by the Federal government, are borrowed money that MUST BE REPAID, WITH INTEREST
Work Study^Jobs for students demonstrating financial need
Scholarship^Free money that does not need to be repaid.
FAFSA What does it stand for and what is it?^Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form used to determine Federal Student Aid.
SAR What does it stand for and what is it?^Student Aid Report Details the information you provided on your FAFSA and shows how much financial aid the student needs. The SAR will contain your Expected Family Contribution* (EFC). Automatically sent electronically to the schools you listed on your FAFSA.
EFC What does it stand for and what is it?^Expected Family ContributionHow much can your family afford to pay for your education (by the government’s standards)
Financial Need^Cost of Attendance minus Expected Family Contribution
Cost of Attendance^The total amount it will cost you to go to school—usually expressed as a yearly figure.
In-State^State residents that qualify for lower in-state tuition rates at a public college or university
Out of State^Student pays a higher tuition rate for not being a resident. Public college or university only.
New England Regional Student Program^Enables New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount. Students are eligible when they enroll in an approved major that is not offered by the public colleges and universities in their home-state.

FAFSA WORD SEARCH

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Word Search
Description

post secondary
unsubsidized
subsidized
eligible
student aid report
tuition
cost of attendence
march first
october first
apply
efc
fsa id
merit based aid
scholarships
work study
financial aid
need based aid
pell grant
loans
fafsa

College Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This college degree typically takes 4-6 years to complete. Bachelorsdegree
One way to pay for college is by using _________. financialaid
This degree is often awarded at community colleges and takes on average 2 years to complete. Associatedegree
A __________ is a degree offered at a university after you have obtained a bachelor’s degree. Graduatedegree
Which college entrance exam is run by College Board and has a score range of 400-1600? SAT
What type of financial aid must be paid back and often with interest? Loans
The FREE application for financial aid required by most institioons of higher education in order to determine financial need for grants, loangs, and institutional scholarships. FAFSA
A _______ is free money that does not have to be paid back after graduation. grant
______ allows you to work part-time on or close to campus in order to financially assist you while you are taking classes. workstudy
A field of study at a college is a _______________. major

career prep crossword

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emotional, mental and physical exhaustion caused by overloading burnout
time for hobbies, ease and relaxation leisure
act of treating people differently based solely on physical characteristics such as age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, etc. discrimination
term used to describe a barrier preventing minorities and women from rising to position of power or responsibility glass ceiling
mental and emotional well-being of a person or group morale
oversimplified or biased mental picture which characterizes a person or group of people stereotype
state of wealth, resources and employment in a country or region econonomy
period of reduced economic activity recession
relates to labor and working with your hands blue collar
relates to working in an office setting white collar
group of similar occupations and industries career cluster
ongoing, voluntary pursuit of knowledge lifelong learning
document listing a persons education, work experience, and accomplishments used by employers to determine job eligibility resume
trusted guide or counselor who provides information, advice and support mentor
financial aid awarded to a student, as for the purpose of attending an institution of higher learning, often offered for academic achievement scholoarship
financial aid given to a student of an institution of higher learning by the federal government, state government, college, or organization grant
financial aid provided on the terms it will be repaid loan
program providing financial aid to a student of an institution of higher learning in exchange for employment services workstudy
level to which someone is likely to gain employment and be successful in a career employability
skills needed to be effective in any job market and workplace employability skills
ability or instinct to act or take charge independently initiative
way or condition in which a person lives lifestyle
measure of position based on social and economic factors including education, income, occupation and wealth socioeconomic status
balance between work and personal responsibilities worklife balance
collection of past work used to document skills and achievements portfolio
institution of higher learning which offers teaching and research facilities university
institution of higher learning which offers associate degrees community college
institution of higher learning which offers training for specific careers technical school
requires 60 hours of coursework, usually taking two years to complete associatedegree
requires 120 hours of coursework, usually taking 4 years to complete bachelors degree
subject of specialization chosen by a student of an institution of higher learning major
advanced degree earned after completing a bachelors degree masters degree
highest level of degree available doctoral degree
activities falling outside of the normal, required curriculum of school extracurricular activites

College Terms Crossword

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An online platform that allows a student to apply to multiple colleges at once Common App
Part time job provided by the school that you're attending. Awarded through FAFSA Work study
Money that comes through banks or credit unions. They set the interest rates and terms and conditions private loan
Between academic times to have enriching experiences. Many students participate in different activities, or some students work and save up money. Gap year
Received through FAFSA. Usually has benefits such as fixed interest rates or income driven payment plans federal loan
If a student is accepted to a college or university, they have to attend that school in the fall early decision
Measures reading, writing, and math levels. Taken junior and/or senior year. Can be taken more than once SAT
Students receive a response from the college earlier than typical response times. They do not have to commit to that college until the normal response date of May 1 Early Action
AKA a junior college, can receive an associates degree or path to four year Community college
Typically taken in the 10th grade. Helps prepare for the SAT PSAT
A type of institution that depends on government money public
A type of institution that is independent and sets its own policies and goals private
'Gift Aid' Money that does not need to be paid back Grant
Free application for federal student aid FAFSA
This is another standardized test that can be submitted to colleges. Can be taken as a junior and/or senior, and can be taken multiple times ACT

College Knowledge Crossword

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Description

What college students must pay to attend class tuition
People who have graduated from college are now that college's ________ alumni
Highest degree you can receive in graduate school phd
Traditionally a four-year degree Bachelors
General financial aid application FAFSA
College student's focus of study major
Reward for completion of a college program Degree
On campus student living buildings dorms
Academic record transcript
A place on campus to buy textbooks Bookstore
Students on Honor Rolls receive good _______ grades
The last exam you take in a course final
A course you must take before being able to take a different course prerequisite
Hands on science classes Labs
Campus staff who can assist you in choosing your coursework and major (2words) advisor
A person/thing that represents a college especially at sporting events mascot
Money for college you don't have to pay back Scholarship
Money borrowed for college you must repay loans
First -year college student freshman
A class you can take that is not required by your major or minor elective
Groups you belong to outside of class, such as sporting teams, clubs and organizations. extracurricular
A temporary job, usually in the field of your major Internship

Financial Aid Glossary Crossword

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A letter from the college financial aid listing all financial aid awarding Award letter
Total cost including tuition, fees, and standard allocation Cost of attendance
Applies to loans, failure to repay student loans Default
Total amount of students in their families are expected to pay towards college costs EFC
Free application of federal student aid FASFA
Federally sponsored loan programs FDSLP
The total financial aid a student receives such as grants, loans, work study, and scholarships Financial aid packet
The amount by which your families contribution falls short of covering your college expenses Financial need
Financial Aid that does not need to be payed Back such as scholarships and grants Gift aid
Financial aid award based on need or merit that does not require repayment Grant
A fee charge when you take out a loan calculated as a percentage of the principal loan amount Interest
Financial Aid that is awarded based on a students academic, leardership, or artistic talent or some other criteria Merit based aid
Process of reviewing a students financial aid application to determine the amount of financial aid eligibility Need analysis
Financial aid awarded based on students financial circumstance can be awarded in the form of grants , loans , or work study Need based financial aid
Form sent to the student after sumbitting the FASFA shows information that indicates pell grant eligibility Student aid report
An opportunity for a student to work part time and attend college Work study