Jim Brooks, Student Aid and Scholarships

Jim Brooks

Jim Brooks

Senior Associate Vice President, Student Services and Enrollment Management
Director, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
Practice Areas: Tuition, Student Loans, Debt, Financial Aid

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Jim Brooks is an academic expert in college savings, tuition, debt, student loans, and state and federal grants for student financial aid. He understands the costs of higher education, and knows the ins and outs of finding ways to pay for it.

Recent Media:
'Stressful': Due to glitch, high school seniors in Oregon still don't know what college scholarships they can receive (KGW, Feb. 2, 2024)
It’s time to invest in opportunity (The Register-Guard, June 13, 2021)
529 Plan Tips for Grandparents to Save for College (U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 24, 2021)
Will early FAFSA mean earlier financial aid packages? (Money, Aug. 30, 2016) 
Best credit cards for college students to build credit (The Street, July 22, 2015)
Who’s paying for college? Parents may have a surprise for their teenagers (MainStreet, April 8, 2015)
5 types of financial aid every family should know about (Forbes, March 31, 2015)
College savings advice for students planning to work (U.S. News & World Report, July 23, 2014)