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5 Unique Ideas To Help You Make Money In College

Tweet There are other ways that you can increase the amount of money in your pocket during college. Here are a few non-traditional ideas that you can use to make

Career Planning

7 After College Tips for Graduating Students

Tweet Tassel turning time will soon be here and that means nearly two million people will get their associate, bachelor’s, master’s or other advanced degree. For most students, that means

Personal Advice

Tips for Finding Part-Time Work On and Off Campus

Tweet If you are pinching pennies or otherwise counting every dime, then you have very little money to meet your needs. Moreover, if ramen noodles is your diet of necessity

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8 Gift Ideas for High School Grads

High school graduation is in full swing with millions of students across the country set to close one chapter of their lives in preparation for embarking on a new one. This is an exciting time for graduates and should be recognized accordingly.

Campus News

College Savings Plans by the Numbers

You’ve been socking away money for years to cover your son’s or daughter’s college education. Or perhaps you have several children and have been amassing a small college savings plan for each one.

Finance

How to Manage College Living Expenses

Once you pay your tuition, fees, room & board, and purchase or rent your textbooks, you may have precious little money left to live on.

Academics

Should You Transfer to a Different College?

Ideally, students will start and finish their undergraduate work at the same school, enjoying the familiarity, consistency, and the security of attending one school. There is something to be said about student and faculty relationships that are built over four years, what can provide a lifetime of mutually satisfying support.

Scholarships

College Scholarships: January 2014 Edition

Reducing the cost of higher education begins with you, the student. Filling out a FAFSA form and applying for grant money are important steps in helping to reduce your college costs. Applying for college scholarships can also help your cause, reducing your expenditures further.

Personal Advice

Are Credit Cards a Trap for College Students?

You’ve heard the warning: credit cards for college students are a bad idea. Well, there is some truth to that statement. Especially when credit is easily dispensed, overused, and not properly managed.

Scholarships

College Scholarships: December 2013 Edition

College-bound and current students that land scholarships can help defray the cost of their education. Scholarship recipients should know that these funds are not repaid and along with grants can reduce their higher education costs. Billions of dollars in college scholarship monies are awarded every academic year, money that you may be missing out on.

Scholarships

College Scholarships in the Unlikeliest Places

Fall is a very good time to apply for college scholarships, a season when high school seniors may be absorbed with filling out college applications, writing essays and gathering references.

Campus News

Obamacare and College Students

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010 and beginning on Oct. 1, 2013, Americans could review and buy health insurance through the marketplace. For college students, many will stay on their parents’ plan until they turn 26.