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How to Spend Thanksgiving at College

Contrary to what some people think, not all college students are able to get home for Thanksgiving break. Indeed, some colleges hold classes the first two days of the week before giving students off for the rest of the week.

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Are Student Loans Worth It? Five Careers That Pay Off

If you’ve been following the news, you’re well aware that student loans are one of the biggest hot-button issues to emerge from this latest election cycle.

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College Completion Rate Offers Dismal Results

Millions of people begin college each fall, but the completion rate for such students is downright dismal.

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FAFSA: Apply Early for Financial Assistance

If you are looking to save thousands of dollars on college expenses each year, the first place to start is with your Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA. By filling out a FAFSA in January, you can get your application in early and you may qualify for financial assistance from the US Department of Education.

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5 Surprise Teams This 2014 Season

By now, you probably realize that Mississippi and Ole Miss are performing better than expected this college football season. Sure, Ole Miss now has two losses on the season, but they’re still further up the SEC line than most had expected.

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Cheap Ways to Make it Home This Thanksgiving

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming later this month, your thoughts may be turning toward how to get home for a few days. Not all colleges offer an extended break, making it difficult and expensive for students to return home and get back on time before classes resume.

Career Planning Featured

Is a Career in Law Right for You?

The idea that you can better yourself by enrolling in education is one that works. It allows you to begin pursuing a lifelong career that aims to provide value to the lives of other people while providing you with the means to live a rewarding life.

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Student Athlete Graduation Rate Improves

Worries that students who attend college on an athletic scholarship may never complete their education is a concern.

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How to Succeed Taking Online Courses

You’ve finally decided to take an online course, perhaps supplementing your regular on-campus courses with one that you can complete at your own pace.

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New Rules for Federal PLUS Loans Announced

Borrowing money to pay for college is a given for many families. One obstacle, however, has been creditworthiness or what determines your ability to repay your student loans.

Featured Personal Advice

7 Critical Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

A low credit score can effect you in ways beyond the interest rates you pay for your loans. Bad credit can keep you from leasing an apartment and may even stop you from getting a job.

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7 Smart Tips for College Juniors

Your junior year of college may be your most transformational one yet. Your basic, required courses are behind you and you’ve declared your major. You’re now taking the courses that will prepare you for your career.