Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

April 13, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Your credit score can constantly change. Here are some of the best ways to improve your credit score, along with tips to help maintain a good credit score once you have one.

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3 Essentials for Finding the Right College Fit

April 12, 2016 | College Raptor
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When it comes to choosing the right college, there are a lot of factors to consider, such as academics, culture, and cost. Try using this three-part process to find the schools that are best for you.

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Understanding My Credit Score

March 30, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Credit scores play an important role in the student loan process, but do you know how your score is calculated? Learn the different components of your credit score and find out which ones have a bigger impact.

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What is a Credit Score?

March 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
What is a credit score?

Learn what a credit score is, how credit scores like the FICO score are used, and how a student's credit score affects the student loan process.

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Understanding and Reviewing Financial Aid Letters

March 9, 2016 | CollegeWeekLive
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Making sense of your financial aid letters doesn’t have to be confusing. Learn the elements of your letters and what factors to consider when reviewing them.

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#CollegeAveMadness Scholarship Contest

February 29, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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We're on a quest to find the campus with the best College Ave, and in return, we're giving away $9,000 in scholarships!
Enter to win.

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How To Reduce College Costs with Grants

February 22, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Worried about the cost of higher education? Learn how you can find and use grants to pare down your costs before applying for federal and private student loans.

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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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