Financial Aid Counseling Resume

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[Country] [City] [State/Province] [Zip Code]

Contact Number: (012)-345-6789

Email Address: [[email protected]]

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Career Objective:

I want to serve “State University” as a financial aid counselor and help students in applying for and availing financial aid for completing education and pursuing their dreams.

Summary of Skills:

  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of educational financial aid
  • Experience in assisting students for completing scholarship forms
  • Ability to speak and communicate in writing in a professional manner
  • Ability to perform needs analysis and assess eligibility for financial aid
  • Experience in handling admission procedures and other administrative works
  • Expert in preparing presentation and reports on students availing scholarship
  • Ability to categorize students for federal and state student aid
  • Skilled in operating computer and office equipment

Work Experience:

Financial Aid Counselor
Athens Science College, Oakdale, NE
July 2013 – Present

Responsibilities handled:

  • Meeting students and their parents and guiding them in availing financial aid
  • Collecting required documents necessary for applying for scholarship
  • Assisting students in completing scholarship forms
  • Answering questions of students and parents and informing them about different types of financial aid available
  • Evaluating students’ need for financial aid and taking appropriate action
  • Performing background check on the income detail submitted by students
  • Guiding students in availing complete benefits to pay for their education cost and materials
  • Reviewing rules and policies of financial aid and informing the same to students

Financial Aid Counselor
Maxim High School, Oakdale, NE
April 2012 – June 2013

  • Provided counseling services to students and parents on financial aid application, eligibility, and verification
  • Handled admission and administration duties of the school
  • Helped students in availing the best financial aid package
  • Verified eligibility and processed applications for scholarship
  • Participated in the school board meetings and recommended to increasing scholarship resources
  • Facilitated workshops, prepared presentations, and coordinated fund-raising events
  • Resolved financial aid problems by applying professional judgment

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
    Oakdale University, Oakdale, NE
    2011

Reference:

On request.