Make Friends With FAFSA – You won’t get financial aid without it

All students applying to college should know about FAFSA. Also known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, everyone—rich, poor, or somewhere in between—should plan to fill out a FAFSA application as part of applying to college. “One of the largest barriers to a higher education is funding,” says Jeff Boyle, a director of financial aid and veterans affairs at Spartanburg...
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7 Easy Steps to Enroll

1. APPLY TO SCC • Complete an SCC application: ApplyNow.sccsc.edu 2. REQUEST FINANCIAL AID • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after you file your IRS tax return: www.fafsa.ed.gov • For assistance, call (864) 592-4810 or visit any SCC campus near you. 3. SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS • Submit your official high school, GED or college...

Think You Don’t Qualify for Financial Aid? Experts say, “Don’t Assume, Apply!”

It’s no secret that getting a degree from SCC is one of the best educational values around, but many students begin their college careers with the added burden of trying to figure out how they’re going to pay for an education. SCC Financial Aid Counselor Beverly Booker, says it doesn’t have to be that way. “A lot of the financial stress students find themselves under could be avoided if...
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