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Ways to Borrow Money for College: Student vs Parent Loans

If you’re planning to attend college, it’s likely that you’ll need to consider borrowing money to do so. The idea of borrowing money can be intimidating and overwhelming, but it shouldn’t scare you away from college entirely. Roughly sixty-nine ...
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What to Do After You've Made Your Final College Decision

Congratulations! You did your research and were accepted into multiple colleges and universities. After weighing the pros and cons, you have made your final decision. ...
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Displaying Leadership Skills on Your College Resume

Colleges and universities love to see leadership skills on the college resume. What are the first things that come to mind when you hear the word ‘leadership’ in ...
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The College Resume: A How-To Guide

By your junior year of high school, you've likely heard of a college resume. But, what is a college resume and how do you build one? A college resume is a brief ...
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Entering College Undecided? Tips for Finding Your Path

You did it! You committed to a college that you feel is your best fit. You’re excited to start. You’re thinking about how you can prepare. Then, the inevitable ...
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Narrowing Down Your College List Before Applying

With 5,300 colleges and universities to choose from in the United States, you'll want to start narrowing down your college list during your Junior year of high ...
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6 Ways to Save Money While in College

The average American student owed $31,172 upon graduation in 2019 and will pay back $393 per month. The following tips will keep debt to a minimum if you are ...
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How to Read a Financial Aid Award Letter: 2 Examples

You've narrowed down your list of colleges, sent in your applications and filled out your FAFSA form online. After you receive your acceptance letters, the college ...
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January To-Do List for College-Bound Juniors

January is a milestone month for college-bound high schoolers. While seniors will feel a sense of calm, having submitted all of their applications by this point, ...
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The Importance of Building Relationships With College Admission Professionals

There’s more to students – and colleges – than numbers. Relationships matter and interpersonal dealings, observed or inferred, can tip the scale one way or another. 
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