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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.

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

Book Reviews

Updated: Paying for College Without Going Broke

Tweet Kalman A. Chany’s latest edition is now available. Here in North Carolina, state college students are facing some of the largest increases ever seen as restricted budgets force legislators

Uncategorized

How to Find Grant Money for College

Tweet Before we move forward to look at grant money for college, be forewarned: there are too many scams out there to count. That is why we won’t name specific

College Budgeting

Do You Know Your College’s Sticker Price?

Tweet We’ve discussed college costs extensively on these pages, offering tips on how students and their familes can beat the high cost of college.[1] The so-called “sticker price” – which

Book Reviews

Book Review: Barron’s Best Buys in College Education

Tweet Friends of ours are in a panic because they have one year to go before the oldest of their three children heads off to college. He is a gifted

Academics Advanced Education

What You Should Know About Distant Learning

Tweet Distant learning has been in place for generations, first known as “mail correspondence schools” before largely giving way to much more sophisticated university learning. I recall those days when

Scholarships

Iowa University Rolls Out $2 Million Scholarship Initiative

Tweet SayCampusLife has long encouraged readers to research available scholarships as an important way to fund their education. Most scholarships are partial, meaning that some of the student’s cost of

Campus News

College Board Says College Costs In Step With Inflation

Tweet Years of rapidly increasing college costs may be coming to an end, at least that is what the College Board has concluded from a pair of reports they conducted

Campus News

Free Tuition Colleges Really Exist!

Tweet If you’re wondering how you’ll pay for your son’s or daughter’s college education take heart — you are not alone. Granted, the company of others who find themselves in