College Tax Credit: A How To Guide

So you and your parents are trying to navigate treacherous waters and figure out how to best pay for college or at least get some college tax credit for your related tuition and expenses. You’ll be pleased to find out that there are several ways to get college tax credit, but they are complicated, restrictive, and may be overlapping. It may be di...

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Do Parents Have To Pay For College?

With college tuition constantly rising on the upward climb, it is becoming increasingly difficult for students to single-handedly support their pursuits of higher education. But even more than that, steeper tuition costs may mean that some parents become unable or even unwilling to pay the large cost for their children to go to school. So the next...

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How Much Can You Get From FAFSA?

There’s just no denying it, college is expensive!  Most families’ number one concern about college is affordability.  Parent’s who manage to shell out the cash for their son or daughter’s college tuition pay a ton of money.  It’s a fact that college costs are increasing at twice the rate of inflation, leaving many families all over the...

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5 Commonly Asked Questions about Student Financial Aid

College is expensive. This is an undeniable truth. With courses, room and board, books and meal plans, the fees pile up quickly. Fortunately, your school can provide financial aid to help you get through your college years. If you are like the hundreds of thousands of college undergrads in the U.S., you need some sort of financial assistance to hel...

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Four Ways to Pay for College

It’s no secret that going to college is a big investment. With that being said, it is important to start planning earlier than later how you are going to be able to finance your college education. There are many ways to go about funding your tuition and housing, but first and foremost it is a good idea to consider how much you are realistical...

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New Exchange Program Offers Reduced Tuition Rates

When you hear the word “exchange” some foreign far away land probably comes to mind. That isn’t’ always the case though. Many areas of the country are offering “exchange programs” to help students pay for college by offering a reduced tuition. These types of exchanges are typically regional and depend on which state you are resident to....

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I Need Help Paying for College!

The price tag on a good education can be a daunting one. The continual rise in the cost for a college education has many students wondering just how they are going to pay for college. Spring of my freshman year, I was looking at a $28,000 dollar private loan on top of a 5,000 federal loan- for one year. I had taken out loans with the naïve thought...

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Unique Scholarship Opportunities for Future College Students

The continual rise in college tuition costs has left many students and parents looking for alternatives for funding. Average tuition costs rose by 4 percent in 2012 at four-year colleges, according to the College Board. An in-state, four-year degree now costs about $17,860; while an out-of-state degree is almost $40,000. Federal budget cuts have f...

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