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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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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How Can I Pay For College?

Before you enter college, there is always the haunting question of ‘how can I pay for college?’ Many people don’t go to college until they have enough saved up to allow them to go to school. We all know that college is expensive. However, there are still many options that students should consider. Below are 3 ways to pay for college. ...

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35 Cheapest Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

During my senior year of high school my parents and I had to sit down and have multiple conversations about financing and planning for school. Many times their argument was that a four-year college was too expensive. Though I found my way around their argument and I ended up being able to fund for my education, I did not do my research on cheaper c...

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely On Your Parents To Pay For College

I do know wholeheartedly that in these days it’s near impossible to 100% support yourself while attending college full-time. Everyone needs help whether it’s through parents, grandparents, scholarships, grants, loans etc. No one should feel ashamed needing assistance to get them through college. Everyone needs it to some extent. However...

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Landing A Job: 6 Tips for Improving Your Resume

You’re growing up and entering the real world — the real world of prospective employers asking you for a resume when you apply for a job. Don’t let this frighten you. You probably know what a resume is already, but have you put much thought into what you want yours to look like? What it should look like? Maybe you’ve already cre...

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Make It Count: How to Earn College Credit in High School

Let’s face it. College can be really expensive and every semester can make a huge dent in your bank account. Most students are trying to find ways to save money and come out of school with less debt. One of the most effective ways to do that is to spend less time at your more expensive college or university. There are a few ways to make your over...

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Navigating the College Financial Aid Process

Navigating the financial aid process can be difficult for college-bound high school students and parents. The video below does a great job of highlighting and explaining the important pieces of the college financial aid process.   ...

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