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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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A College Freshman’s Guide to Saving Money

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

by Bailey Sutton, Marketing Intern As a new college student, you have a lot on your plate. Preparing for your first semester is an overwhelming experience – I’ve been there.…

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

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2018

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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5 Last-Minute Steps for Financial Aid

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Back-to-school season is right around the corner! Here are a few last-minute steps to take to ensure you're getting the most out of your financial aid options. 1. Save big by…

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Comparing 3Rivers’ Student Loans: Fixed vs. Variable

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2018

Since 2009, 3Rivers has offered student loans to help members pursue higher education. As part of our education programs, we work with students to find ways to minimize student loan debt.…

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You’ve Graduated! What’s Your Next Move?

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018

I just graduated… now what? Congratulations! For the past 12 years, you’ve been required to go to school. What’s next for you? Many high school students think college…

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What You Should Know About Indiana’s Workforce Ready Grant

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

“We want to send a message to Hoosiers that if you come back and get a certificate in a high value area, we will pay for it.” – Theresa Lubbers, Indiana’s…

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