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7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Scholarships for You

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2019

Scholarships are one of the best ways to earn free money for your higher education. Not sure how to get started in finding the best scholarship options for you? Follow these easy steps and…

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Start Saving for Your Child’s College Education Now with a 529 Plan!

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. You might not have college on the brain if your…

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Do I Need a Cosigner for My Student Loan?

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019

Chances are, you've heard about "cosigners" on loans before. Now that you're faced with making decisions related to student loans, you might be wondering whether or not you'll…

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5 Steps You Can Take This Summer for Extra Financial Aid

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019

We’re very passionate about education here at 3Rivers, but we’re also passionate about minimizing student loan debt. Here are a few summer tasks to help reduce your loan…

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Choose a College Major

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2019

There are some extensive guides to choosing a college major – shelves of books, Google’s 2.1 billion search results, and for-hire counselors all provide unique methods.…

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How to Graduate Without Student Loans

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Once upon a time, college graduates could say, “I paid for college by working and didn't need student loans.” Is this still a possibility? It can be done! Here are…

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3Rivers is Here to Help You File Your FAFSA!

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is consistently the first option for funding college. Universities look at FASFA data when awarding scholarships and other…

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Qualifying for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018

Public service workers provide valuable support to communities across the nation, but are typically paid less than their private sector counterparts. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness…

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How to File the FAFSA for Multiple Students

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018

Having two or more students in college can be demanding! Thankfully, the folks at the Department of Education are changing the FAFSA to make filing for financial aid easier. 3Rivers is also…

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Extracurricular Activities for Career Success

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2018

Students regularly ask how important non-classroom activities are for college admissions and scholarships. Let’s stretch our focus a little and instead look at the question,…

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