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Applying for Grad School and the GRE General Test

January 16, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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When applying to grad school, many applicants take the GRE General Test. Here are answers to common questions about the test like what is it, who should take it, and how to prepare.

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Top 5 Destinations to Study Abroad

January 9, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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When choosing to study abroad, selecting the right destination is key. Here’s a list of some of the top destinations to study abroad while keeping cost in mind.

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How to Save When Traveling Home for Winter Break

December 15, 2016 | The College Juice
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You worked hard to keep a budget during the semester, and now all that stands between you and winter break is a trip home. Learn ways to save money when traveling home from college.

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Good Financial Habits for College Students

September 27, 2016 | The College Juice
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As a college student, healthy eating habits and solid study habits are important, but so are good financial habits. Start while you’re in college and set yourself up for success in the future.

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10 Money-Saving Hacks Your Piggy Bank Will Thank You For

September 9, 2016 | The College Juice
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Saving money can be difficult, especially in college. Here are some tips to save a few extra dollars during your time on campus.

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Tips for Preparing Your Kids for College

August 9, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Starting your kids on the right track can help them make good choices about spending, saving, and borrowing. Here are some tips to consider when preparing your kid to go off to college.

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7 Common Financial Mistakes College Students Make

August 9, 2016 | The College Juice
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The pressure on college students to start managing their own finances can be stressful. Here’s a list of common financial mistakes college students make so you can avoid them.

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A Walk Down College Ave with Kathy W.

July 6, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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A Walk Down College Ave is an interview series with successful individuals to gather insights and advice for students and young professionals to help them on their own path to success.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money in College

July 6, 2016 | The College Juice
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Learning to save money in college can lead to a future of good financial decisions. Try these easy tips to start saving some money.

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The College Student’s Guide to Budgeting

June 23, 2016 | The College Juice
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As a college student, it’s important to manage your money. Here’s a guide to building a budget and creating a savings plan to get you started.

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