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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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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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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 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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Winning Strategies for Getting College Grants

December 2, 2015 | CollegeWeekLive
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With the average cost of attending college exceeding $20,000 a year, you don’t want to leave any financial aid stone unturned. Explore these tips for researching and finding grants.

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How to Make Extra Money in College

December 1, 2015 | CollegeWeekLive
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One thing’s for sure when it comes to college: It’s not cheap. Check out these ideas of how to earn some extra money in college.

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Tips on How to Save Money While in College

November 25, 2015 | CollegeWeekLive
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Finding it hard to make ends meet in college? You’re not alone. Try some of these creative ways to keep your piggy bank full.

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