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Finance

College Money: How to Get It

The sticker price for most colleges and universities is just that: a suggested amount that you will pay for the upcoming academic year.

Personal Advice

Senior Year and Then Off to College

Tweet Quite easily, missing a deadline can happen, but in doing so you can suffer the consequences. The following is an overview of the schedule you can follow in you

Campus News

Higher Education Advocates Call For Financial Aid Accountability

Tweet In a white paper released earlier this week, “Aligning the Means and the Ends: How to Improve Federal Student Aid and Increase College Access and Success, ” TICAS outlined

Career Planning

College Job Training and Single Moms

Tweet One way that women are advancing themselves is through higher education initiatives. Community colleges, for instance, offer job training programs for single moms, by providing a pathway to success

Personal Advice

Latest Edition: Paying For College Without Going Broke

Tweet Fortunately, families that are looking to contain these costs can do so by filling out a Free Application For Student Aid Report, the first step for receiving financial relief.

Grants

What Happens to Excess Pell Grant Money

Tweet The maximum amount of money awarded currently is $5,550 per academic year, an amount that may be over and above what it costs some students to attend college. Excess

Finance

I Cannot Afford College!

Tweet Fortunately, college is not as expensive as you may think and there are a number of ways for you to afford your higher education without going deeply into debt.

Education Tips

Your 14-Step College Planning Guide

Tweet You will also begin to consider colleges, a decision that you may finalize early in your senior year. The college planning process will begin once you finish your sophomore

Academics

5 Reasons for Transferring From Your College

Tweet Firstly, one in three college students will eventually transfer according to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse. Secondly, some students will drop out, but if you’re intent on

Personal Advice

7 Questions for College-Bound Students

Tweet SAT tests, college essays and campus visits are all part of the preparation for college. Enjoying one’s senior year of high school is also important, to create memories as

Campus News

Academic Student Aid Applications Now Being Received

Tweet Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA. The Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA is administered by the U.S. Department of Education and is used to determine the

Grants

How to Apply For a Federal Pell Grant

Tweet Like a college scholarship, a Pell grant is not repaid — the monies awarded to you are applied to your college tuition, an amount up to $5,550 per year.