Financial Aid

Common Cents event about financial aid at Arcadia

Daijah Patton Nov 24, 2020 6:52 pm

So, You Want to Talk About Financial Aid?

You’ve come to the right place—a safe space to talk about making money moves, Dear Reader. As a high school senior, applying to colleges is a hard decision to make. A campus can have your program, your sport, the atmosphere you’re looking for, and still cost a fortune. For a moment in time, that’s...

Vea Ki-Tokelau Molitika Dec 4, 2017 12:22 pm

Manual for Those with a Dollar and a Dream

I knew as a child that my family lived a paycheck-to-paycheck life, so I learned at a young age to be financially independent. It is no secret that lower-income students like myself are much less prepared for college than higher-income students. For many low-income students, college can be an...

Caitlin Joyce Aug 23, 2017 2:46 pm

An Interview with Interim President Hank Brown

I always enjoyed getting to know the teachers and administration at my high school, as it helped me make the best of my academic experience and form connections that were preserved as I moved on to higher education. I love the fact that, at Arcadia, students can make connections with all members...

Nicole Gieselman Apr 20, 2017 8:00 pm

Coryn Hubbert ’18, Political Science Major

One of the main reasons I decided to graduate early was to save money. Most of my college is paid for by scholarships and loans, but by graduating early, my student debt will be much lower than it would if I were to stay the full four years. I also intend on going to law school, which...

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Jan 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Common Cent$ Spring Workshop Series Kicks Off, Jan. 28

The first Common Cent$ financial literacy workshop series for the spring takes place on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. with a workshop on “Investing in Yourself: What Cash Course Can Do For You” in Grey Towers Castle, Rose Room. Financial Aid staff will explore all the resources that Arcadia...

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Dec 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

NAC&U: Rihl-Lewinsky Views 'Decision-Making Through an Institutional Lens'

New American Colleges & Universities featured Liz Rihl-Lewinsky, Executive Director of Federal Aid Programs and Financial Aid Systems at Arcadia University, in a Dec. 11 article titled "CIC Program Propels Potential Leaders to Think Differently." Rihl-Lewinsky discussed her participation in the...

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May 31, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Rihl Lewinsky Tapped for CIC National Leadership Academy

Elizabeth Rihl Lewinsky, Executive Director of Federal Aid Programs and Financial Aid Systems at Arcadia University, was selected for the 2012–2013 Senior Leadership Academy, a year-long program for mid-level administrators in higher education who aspire to senior leadership positions in...

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Nov 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Financial Aid: Relief for Select Student Loan Borrowers on Horizon

Obama administration officials recently announced two initiatives aimed at lowering monthly student loan payments for borrowers having difficulty repaying their federal student loans. The White House seeks to implement these executive actions without Congressional approval. (Video of the...

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Aug 9, 2011 Purnell Cropper

What's the Impact of U.S. Budget Control Act on Federal Financial Aid?

President Barack Obama signed the Budget Control Act into law on Aug. 2, 2011. This legislation increased the federal debt ceiling and prevented the U.S. government from defaulting on current financial obligations. NASFAA, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, has...

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May 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Find the Office of Financial Aid on Facebook

The Office of Financial Aid is on Facebook. "Occasionally, we will post interesting tidbits of information and keep you up-to-date in the event your financial aid counselor changes," says Elizabeth Rihl Lewinsky, Executive Director. "We will also provide you with important reminders regarding...