Get Schooled

Difficulty Obtaining Application Documents | #WeBelongInCollege Stories

Last updated March 3, 2020

When you apply to college, there are a ton of steps, including getting the documents you need from your parents and high school. Many students are unaware of what they may need and how to gather their documentation. These #WeBelongInCollege stories are from students who struggled to apply for financial aid because of how difficult it was for them to obtain the application documentation that was required. 

Enoch’s #WeBelongInCollege Story About Applying

Enoch lived with his sister because his mom was homeless. Because his mom was his legal guardian, he needed her financial documents to apply for financial aid. Hear how he continually struggled and then persevered through all of these barriers. 

Julian’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Julian struggled to get the documents he needed to apply for financial aid. He was determined to persevere through the belief that he belonged in college even though some of his family members thought otherwise.

Frank’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

When Frank’s mother was struggling with mental illness, he sought out the support he needed. When it came time to apply to college, a new challenge arose. He no longer lived in the same state as his mom, but still needed to get her financial documents because she was still his legal guardian.

           

Create your #WeBelongInCollege Story!

Create Your Own

Watch more #WeBelongInCollege stories.

           

            

Explore your goals

#WeBelongInCollege

Let Get Schooled help you achieve your goals

Sign UpLog In

Related


Finding Internet Access

Resources on where to find internet, Wi-Fi, and broadband for free during COVID-19

Study Abroad Programs [Quiz]

Studying abroad can be affordable with financial aid and scholarships available. Test your knowledge on the basics of study abroad programs with this quiz.

Are You Taking The Right Number Of Credits For You?

Succeeding in college requires time management skills. Taking 12, 15, or 19 credits may look good on paper, but have you factored in your work schedule, or other time commitments?

6 Resume Tips to Help You Land an Interview

Follow these six resume tips to land a job interview.

Get Schooled helps young people get to college, find first jobs, and succeed in both.

About UsOur TeamBoard of DirectorsFAQ

Pursue Your Goal

©2020 Get Schooled