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Attending school out of state: How does it affect my financial aid?

If you have your heart set on an out-of-state school, it’s worth noting there are ways to minimize the effects of the price difference.

Posted in Colleges, Student Prep, Universities

The advantages of attending a community college

One of the questions you could first ask yourself as you begin your school search might be: Would my local community college be a suitable alternative to a four-year university?

Posted in Colleges, Community Colleges, Universities

9 ways to help your college student be better with money

Given the impact money has on a student’s way of life, it’s essential for parents to provide a crash course in financials.

Posted in Colleges, Community Colleges, Student Prep, Universities

Applying to the Fulbright US Student Program

The Fulbright Program was designed to increase understanding between people from the U.S. and people from other countries by bringing worldly scholars closer together.

Posted in Colleges, Foundations, Government Foundations, Universities

New FAFSA rules make applying easier

Effective as of October 2016, individuals will be able to submit their Federal Application for Federal Student Aid as early as Oct. 1.

Posted in Colleges, Student Prep, Universities

Choosing a major can help your financial aid search

As you delve into searching for scholarship and grant opportunities, you might begin to realize just how important choosing a major can be for that process.

Posted in Colleges, Community Colleges, Student Prep, Universities

Social media and scholarships

Today’s students have a wide range of social media tools to better their chances of winning a scholarship.

Posted in Colleges, Student Prep, Universities

When should I start applying for scholarships?

Whether you’re the first in your family to apply for college or you have an experienced parent at the helm, chances are one of the first questions on your mind is: When do I start?

Posted in Colleges, Universities

Managing your finances in college

College is a fun time, but if you do not manage your finances, you might not be able to afford it for long.

Posted in Colleges, Student Prep, Universities

Tips for paying off your student loans in a timely manner

Taking on an approach that combines wise payment planning, reducing expenses and increasing income will help put you on the path to successful repayment of your student loans.

Posted in Colleges, Secondary Schools, Universities