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Everything You Need to Know About Scholarships

November 27, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Scholarships are one way to help bridge the financial aid gap and cover your college costs. Here’s everything you need to know about scholarships.

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How Parents and Students Can Tackle College Financing

November 20, 2017 | Edmit
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No one likes a tough talk about finances. Here are a few conversation starters to help parents and college-bound students talk about tuition, financial aid, and shared responsibilities.

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6 Tips for Getting the Most Merit Aid

November 13, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Merit aid is one way to help bridge the financial aid gap and cover your college costs. Here are a few tips for getting the most merit aid.

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Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Admission: What’s the Difference?

October 20, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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There are multiple ways to apply to college: early decision, early action, and regular admission. Knowing the differences between these can make it easier to decide when to apply.

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4 Things to Think About When Choosing a College

October 16, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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There are many things to think about when choosing a college. Here are a few things to consider as you narrow down your options.

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6 Deadlines to Keep in Mind During Your College Search

October 2, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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To prevent delays and avoid missing out on opportunities, it’s important to be aware of the deadlines for the colleges or programs you’re interested in. Here are a few deadlines to keep in mind.

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5 Terms You Need to Know if You’re Paying for School

August 7, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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You may come across a variety of important terms throughout the financial aid process. Here are a few of the need-to-know terms if you’re paying for school.

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Is a private student loan right for me?

July 17, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
Photo of a notepad with writing on it. At the top in large letters it says, Is a private student loan right for me? Under that it has total direct costs of thirty-three thousand four hundred and eighty dollars. Under that Total Financial Aid with twenty thousand nine hundred and sixteen dollars. Under both of those is a box with Total amount I need twelve thousand five hundred sixty four dollars - that is highlighted.

Wondering whether you need a private student loan? Here are a few reasons why you might look beyond a federal student loan to finance your college costs.

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Photo of a notepad with writing on it. At the top in large letters it says, Is a private student loan right for me? Under that it has total direct costs of thirty-three thousand four hundred and eighty dollars. Under that Total Financial Aid with twenty thousand nine hundred and sixteen dollars. Under both of those is a box with Total amount I need twelve thousand five hundred sixty four dollars - that is highlighted.

Student Loans 101: The Basics

July 3, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Thinking about taking out a student loan to pay for college? Learn the basics of how federal and private student loans work as you begin to explore your options.

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The Financial Side of Transferring Schools

May 15, 2017 | College Ave Student Loans
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Transferring schools can be a big decision, and it’s important to think through the financial impacts. Here are a few things to consider.

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Photo of a notebook with writing in it. At the top - Transferring schools - under that Financial considerations. Under that is a bulleted list with one through five with only one and two filled out. One, Application fees? Two, does my award aid carry over?