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Personal Advice

Money Challenges and the College Student

If you are a college student, then you are familiar with the financial challenges experienced by most collegians.

Campus News

Free Tuition and Community Colleges

Earlier this month, President Obama called on Congress to support an education initiative that would provide free college tuition at two-year schools, namely community and technical colleges. The initiative is loosely based on the “Tennessee Promise” model adopted by the Volunteer State.

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.

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.

Finance

Student Aid: Most Undergrads Receive It, Study Says

The likelihood that your son or daughter will receive student aid is great according to the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) released last week by the Department of Education.

Education Tips

Why Accreditation Matters to College Students

You are looking over the material you have received from various colleges and have found a school that is not far from your home, one that offers both night and Saturday classes.

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

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.

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

Finance

How to Cover Your College Expenses

Tweet However, you’re falling short in having enough money for to pay for your books and for meeting personal expenses, a problem you hadn’t anticipated earlier. Fortunately, you have some

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