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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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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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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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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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#CollegeBound: Filing Your FAFSA - The FSA ID

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) provides each high school senior and college student the opportunity to receive financial aid in the form of scholarships,…

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#CollegeBound: 5 Scholarship Tips

Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016

The easiest way to pay for college is to not have to pay for it. Here are 5 tips to help you get the most out of scholarships and grants.* 1. File the FAFSA ASAP The federal…

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#CollegeBound: 5 Student Loan Repayment Tips

Posted on Monday, November 9, 2015

If you're a recent college graduate, chances are, your first student loan payments are coming due. Most student loan servicers offer a six month grace period following graduation before…

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#CollegeBound: Navigating College Admissions, Part II

Posted on Friday, October 30, 2015

Last month, we shared Part I of Navigating College Admissions, with a focus on steps students can take before applying to university for a higher chance of acceptance. Here's a look at…

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#CollegeBound: Navigating College Admissions, Part I

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2015

If college is in your not-so-distant future and you're a little confused about where to start with the application process, fear not! We've got some tips to help you navigate…

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