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Will This be the Year You Return to College?

When older adults return to college, they’re often labeled as “non-traditional students.” That means these individuals do not fit into the usual 18-24-year-old age category that describes the traditional college student, although not necessarily the “average” college student these days.

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FAFSA and College Aid Assistance

If you are in college or planning to attend college, the acronym FAFSA should be familiar to you. FAFSA stands for Free Application For Student Aid, a form used by the US Department of Education to determine financial need, particularly your “expected family contribution” or EFC. FAFSA conducts a “need analysis” based on your income, assets and other household information.

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3 Mistakes Guaranteed to Increase Your College Costs

Tweet After facing the monumental task of visiting college campus after college campus, prodding your soon-to-be college student to write those essays and meet those deadlines, filling out applications, pulling