Topic: Tips

How to Reduce the Cost of Your Student Loan

June 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
How to reduce the cost of your student loan

Borrowing to pay for college? There are things you can do to save money on your student loan. Check out these four tips to reduce the cost of your student loan and see the impact they have with an example loan scenario.

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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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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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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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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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