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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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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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Steps to Take After Filing the FAFSA

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018

In our previous posts about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), we discussed how the FAFSA can help you, and how to file it. In this post, we’ll explore…

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How to File the FAFSA

Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018

Like we discussed in How Does the FAFSA Help Me?, the FAFSA is the first step to financial aid. It unlocks aid for almost everyone – if you feel like you don’t qualify based on…

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How Does the FAFSA Help Me?

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Wondering why you should take the time to file for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Read on to learn more! The FAFSA is the best college funding tool available.…

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Avoiding Student Loan Repayment Scams

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Tucked away in small, rented office spaces, companies like “Student Debt Relief”, “Fed-Help”, and “Forget Student Loan Debt” offer paid assistance to…

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