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5 Fall Financial Aid Wins

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Fall is a great time to get a head start on college financial aid. Here are five steps we recommend taking over the next few weeks to help set you up for success in the coming years!…

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Back-to-School: Personal Finance Tools for College Students

Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014

So, you've figured out where all of your resources are when it comes to staying on top of your studies, but what about those that can help with your money matters? Supplement your…

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Back-to-School: How to Find + Win College Scholarships

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Whether you're a high school senior on the hunt for the perfect university, or a college junior preparing for that last stretch before obtaining your Bachelors, there's one…

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Back-to-School: On Surviving Tests + Final Exam Weeks in College

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Ah, exams week. Those last few days of the semester always seem to sneak up on us, and leave us scrambling to cram in as much "knowledge" as possible, before we fall victim to the the…

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Back-to-School: Making + Saving Money as a College Student

Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Balancing studies and a social life in college can be tricky enough, but toss in a job and it can get really overwhelming. While some flexible full-time jobs, part-time jobs, or on-campus…

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Back-to-School: 10 Steps to Making This Your Best School Year Yet

Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014

Whether you’re heading to campus for the first time as a college student, or you’ll be wrapping up your higher education experience this year, there are several steps you can…

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Student Life: Making Sense of the Many Student Loan Repayment Options

Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Let's just be honest for a minute: When we're signing our name to a student loan, even if the rules and fine print seem to make sense at the time, none of us really, fully…

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Money Monday: Top Tips for Fundraising

Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014

Whether you're involved in a sports group or show choir, a non-profit or a volunteer organization - or any other kind of activity that sparks passion in your life - it probably requires…

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Student Life: How to Craft a Winning Scholarship Essay

Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

We all love free money, don’t we? Scholarships for college are just that - free money to help pay for your education. The problem is, it seems like everyone else also knows how…

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Student Life: The REAL Cost of a Student Loan

Posted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The average American who takes out student loans will have accumulated just over $24,000 in debt by the time they graduate. However, that is not the amount they will be paying back to the…

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