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Virtual Info Session: Financial Aid 101 with RaiseMe Partner Colleges

Get smart about financial aid and paying for college in an info session with RaiseMe, Carnegie Mellon, and others.

UPDATE: This webinar time has changed to 4:00 pm PST / 7:00 PM EST on Wednesday, July 29. We hope to see you there!

How much financial aid will my family qualify for?

What can a net price calculator tell me about the cost of college?

Where can I earn merit-based scholarships to help me pay for a college education?

No matter what grade you’re entering in the fall, RaiseMe and its college partners are here to help answer all your questions about paying for college, and arm you with the basics of tackling college financial aid, ensuring that you’ll be ready to complete the steps needed to apply to and afford college before your senior year.

On Wednesday, July 29, together with Carnegie Mellon University, RaiseMe will walk you through the basics behind how financial aid works, what you need to do to qualify for financial aid, and how micro-scholarships fit into your expected financial aid from universities

You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about financial aid processes at Harvey Mudd College, Franklin & Marshall College, New York University, the University of Chicago, the University of Pittsburgh and Washington University in Saint Louis.

Finally, you’ll have the chance to ask questions of the panelist universities and make sure you’re ready to plan financially for college.

Get started on your journey towards preparing for — and paying for — college by joining us for this informative virtual session with top universities from across the country. Register here.

Register for our July 29 Financial Aid 101 Info Session

WHO: RaiseMe with Carnegie Mellon University, joined by representatives from the University of Pennsylvania, Harvey Mudd College, Franklin and Marshall College, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Chicago, the University of Pittsburgh, and New York University.

WHAT: Financial Aid 101: Learn the basics of paying for college, including about financial aid, the FAFSA, RaiseMe micro-scholarships, and more.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 pm ET

WHERE: Virtual informational session hosted via Zoom

WHY: Get started early in learning about the tools you and your family will need to successfully prepare for and pay for college, and earn micro-scholarships for attending!*

HOW: Register at the link below to join this informative session.

Want to learn more about college financial aid? Read our Comprehensive Guide to All Things Financial Aid.

Not sure if you understand the FAFSA? Check out 5 Things You Need to Know About FAFSA on the RaiseMe blog.

* Select students may qualify to earn micro-scholarships from participating universities for attending this virtual college event. Sign into your RaiseMe account and “Follow” the participating universities to see if you qualify.

Cecilia is the Senior Manager for Content, Community, and Brand at RaiseMe. She leads all of RaiseMe’s communications efforts and got her career start working in higher education marketing. She loves to connect with different members of RaiseMe’s community of students, educators, and parents! In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys hiking, taking road trips, and spending time by the water.

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