Is Grad School Worth the Investment?

February 19, 2016 | CollegeWeekLive
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With tuition costs on the rise, it’s important to assess what kind of a return you’ll get on your investment in grad school. So, how do you determine if it’s worth the money? Hint: there’s no one answer.

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Should I Borrow to Pay for College?

January 27, 2016 | Jim Keller
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Prospective college students should look at the return on education when considering borrowing for college. Here are some general guidelines to help you decide if you should borrow.

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College Planning Timeline

January 21, 2016 | CollegeWeekLive

Preparing to go to college doesn’t have to be complicated. Use our college planning timeline to keep track of what you need to do.

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Discover the Best College Match for You

January 14, 2016 | CollegeWeekLive
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Do your research ahead of time to make sure you choose the best college match for you. Here are some factors to think about before applying to college.

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A Simple Guide to Completing the FAFSA

January 14, 2016 | CollegeWeekLive
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The idea of completing the FAFSA might make your head spin, but it’s an important form to fill out. We’re here to break it down and make filling out the FAFSA much easier.

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Debunking Top Myths About the FAFSA

January 13, 2016 | CollegeWeekLive
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Some students don’t bother to fill out the FAFSA because they mistakenly believe these common myths. In reality, they might be leaving money on the table.

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10 Common FAFSA Errors to Avoid

January 6, 2016 | Mark Kantrowitz
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When filling out the FAFSA, even the smallest error can result in lost eligibility. Avoid these ten common errors to help you fill out the form properly and maximize your aid eligibility.

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File the FAFSA to Get More Money in College

January 5, 2016 | Mark Kantrowitz
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The FAFSA is your gateway to money for college, and how you file it may affect how much money you get. Here are ten tips on how to maximize your eligibility.

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10 Tips for Scholarship Success

December 11, 2015 | CollegeWeekLive
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College can be expensive, but you can use scholarships to help you reduce how much it costs to earn your degree.

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Why I Started the Business – One Year Later

December 3, 2015 | Joe DePaulo
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About a year and a half ago, I departed corporate America for the second time in my career. I had spent the last five years working for a giant student loan company, and I had to make a decision...

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