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What is the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet?

April 10, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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If you are new to the college application process then you probably have some questions about the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet. We break it down and help answer some of your questions.

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5 Top-Paying Summer Jobs

April 6, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Looking for a summer job, but not sure where to begin? We’ve compiled a list of some of the top-paying summer jobs for college students.

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How to Choose a College Major

April 3, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Choosing a college major can be a major decision. Here are a few tips to help you choose a college major.

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Gift Aid vs. Loans: What’s the Difference?

March 27, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Do you know the difference between gift aid and loans? We help to answer this question and many more.

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6 Reasons to Take on an Internship During Summer

March 20, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Internships are offered year-round, but there’s a reason why summer internships are so popular. Here are six reasons to take on an internship during summer.

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The 5 Highest Paying Graduate School Degrees

March 6, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Getting an advanced degree can mean a higher salary depending on the program you choose. Find out which graduate school degrees lead to the highest pay.

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How Studying Abroad Can Actually Help Improve Your Finances

February 27, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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The benefits of studying abroad are endless, but what if studying abroad can actually help your finances? Here are a few of the financial benefits that a study abroad experience can bring.

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8 Tips to Land an Internship

February 20, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Perfect your resume, update your portfolio, and brush up on your interview skills. Follow these tips and more to help improve your chances of landing that internship.

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6 Financial Considerations of Getting a Graduate Degree

February 6, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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The decision to go to grad school is often heavily influenced by finances. Here are some of the top financial considerations of getting a graduate degree.

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5 Ways to Find an Internship

January 30, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Internships offer many career benefits, including opening the door to job opportunities post-graduation. Here’s a list of resources to use when figuring out your plan for how to find internships.

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