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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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Student Life: The Ins + Outs of the Parent PLUS Loan

Posted on Wednesday, June 18, 2014

We all know school costs a great deal, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any cheaper. All too often, your child fills out scholarship after scholarship and takes out the maximum…

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Student Life: What You Need to Know About Work-Study

Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

It’s that time of year! I bet a lot of you are receiving your award letters in the mail.  Within them, you might see a line that says you are eligible for money through a grant…

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#CollegeBound: Our FREE Seminar on “How to Prepare, Pay, and Stay in College”

Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Have you heard the news? 3Rivers and Student Choice are hosting a super awesome, FREE seminar for anyone that is #CollegeBound or knows someone who is.  We will cover the basics of…

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Money Minutes: Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized

Posted on Friday, May 9, 2014

We know time is precious, and that you don't want to waste too much of it attempting to wrap your head around financial know-how. Educating yourself about money, though, is crucial…

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