Although it is easy to lose track of things in the deluge of midterms and essays, remember to fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the 2012 to 2013 academic year by Friday, March 2. While you can still turn in your FAFSA after the  March 2 deadline, you will be ineligible for certain financial aid programs such as the Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan in which families who have gross annual incomes under $80,000 will have their tuition covered by scholarships and grants.

If you complete the FAFSA by the deadline, you will also be considered for read more »


If you’re reading this, you’re probably already enrolled at UCB (or Berserkley, if you prefer). And what with finals approaching and astronomical fees looming, you might be a little bummed about it.

Well, as it turns out, there is a silver lining to every cloud. Because since you’re here, that means you don’t have to apply for college again, and you got to miss a huge mess. read more »