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Tips for Finding (and Winning) College Scholarships

Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Whether you're a high school senior on the hunt for the perfect university, a college junior working towared that last stretch before obtaining your Bachelors, or have just been…

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How-Tuesday: How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

It's that time of year again! Students across the nation are applying for school... and applying for scholarships and grants to pay for school. One of the easiest scholarship…

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What You Should Know About the Parent PLUS Loan

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

We’ve outlined a few other loan types in previous posts, but haven’t dug deep on Parent PLUS loans yet – what are they, where do they come from, and are they the best…

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Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Many savvy graduates are looking to student loan refinance to pay off loans quicker – lower interest rates, better terms, more affordable payments, and being able to choose your loan…

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How to Pay for College with Bad Credit - Or No Credit

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018

If you are on the hunt for ways to pay for college, but you’re worried about your credit history, there are options available to you. Before turning to student loans, we recommend…

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Paying on Student Loans While in School

Posted on Monday, January 8, 2018

Many families are asking the question, “Should we be making payments on student loans while taking classes?” For most students, paying on student loans during the school year is…

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What to Look for During a College Visit

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017

It’s that time of year again! High school juniors and seniors are visiting top college choices to explore campus, talk with professors, and meet other prospective students. College…

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Is It Best to Aggressively Pay Down My Student Loans?

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017

Nobody enjoys having student loans, and we’ve all seen and heard, from various sources, that “the best way to live” is debt-free. That being said, you might feel the need…

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Repaying Student Loans: What Are My Options?

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Whether you’re a recent grad or you’ve been out of school for a while now, there’s one thing we can all agree on: we’re tired of student loans. The good news:…

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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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