What the heck is work study? The skinny on working in college

Applying for work study can be a tricky process. Many incoming students don’t fully understand the difference between work study and on-campus work. Let’s clear up some common myths and dive right into the differences in work experiences for college. Work Study Work study is a federal program where the government pays your college for … Read more

I’m admitted, but where’s my financial aid?

It’s the time of year when students worry less about admissions and more about financial aid, and because you’ve got questions, we’ve put together some answers. But First … You’ve Got Time Relax. Do some yoga. Find your inner Zen. You have until May 1 to confirm your admissions to EWU. In fact, you have … Read more

Making every tuition dollar count

We just saw this in the Spokesman-Review (the regional paper for the second-largest city in Washington, which is just 15 minutes down the road), and we definitely thought it worth sharing: Demetrius Dennis shopped carefully to find the best college education for the lowest price. “I reviewed the departments, programs offered and cost of tuition,” said … Read more