Topic: Financial aid

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Insider Application Tips from Our Admissions Team

Psst… Can we let you in on a secret? Regional recruiters and admissions counselors share how to make your application to the University of Arizona stand out from the crowd.

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The Sound of the Future

Valeria Tapia, a first-gen Wildcat and Arizona native, plans for a future in the science of sound, fueled by her family roots.

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The Best Time to Search for Scholarships, According to an Expert

Make the most of your scholarship search, and find out from an expert why right now is the best time to look.

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A California Student’s Guide to Funding Your Education

Did you know 45% of Wildcats come to Arizona from another state? Meet Kara, a public health major from San Diego who talks scholarships, budgeting and more.

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How I’m Graduating Debt-Free

What does it take to graduate college free of debt? University of Arizona senior Erin Sye shares how she did it.

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Six Degrees of Inspiration: BFA Film and Television at Arizona

Six key reasons students majoring in film and television choose the University of Arizona.

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First-Gen Guide to Applying & Accepting

Trailblazers. Groundbreakers. Pioneers. First-gen college students are all these things and more. Learn about Arizona's First Cats and where they find the support and resources to succeed.

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I’ve Been Accepted! Now What?

Recently admitted to the University of Arizona? Congrats! When you’re finished doing your happy dance, there are a few more things you need to do.

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Your Ultimate Guide to the FAFSA

Here’s everything you need to know about applying for financial aid to help with your college costs with the FAFSA.

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Debunking Financial Aid Myths

Paying for college doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here to help remove the intimidation factor from understanding financial aid.

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Students’ Most Asked Questions – Answered

Wildcats Kaila and Steven respond to incoming Wildcats’ most-asked questions, and talk about what they wish they had known before coming to campus.

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Preparing for College: A Checklist for High School Juniors

Now is a great time to transform your aspirations into action by making a plan. Here are four steps you can take right now to get ready for college.