YesU: Our Story

YesU is now live on Android and iOS! How did we get here? This app wasn’t developed in a vacuum; rather, we at BridgeEdU recognized a specific, urgent need for personalized financial aid guidance, and developed YesU in response. Let’s take a step back. What is BridgeEdU and how does it relate to YesU?  BridgeEdU, [...]

PS-Top 5 FAFSA FAQs for 2016-17

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is the first step in accessing the more than $150 billion available in federal student aid. To help you get a head start on your FAFSA, below are the answers to the top 5 questions we’ve been getting on our Facebook and Twitter accounts:   1. [...]

7 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA

Need to fill out the FAFSA® but don’t know where to start? I’m here to help. You’ve already done the hard part and gathered all of the necessary information, so now it’s time to complete the FAFSA. Let me walk you through it step by step: IMPORTANT: On May 10, 2015, we changed the way [...]

11 Common FAFSA Mistakes

The 2016–17 FAFSA® is now available! The online FAFSA has gotten a lot easier over the last few years. Thanks to improvements like skip logic, where you only see questions that are applicable to you; and the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows you to import your tax information from the IRS directly into the FAFSA application, the FAFSA [...]