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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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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 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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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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Private vs. Federal Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Somewhere in the ballpark of 44 million Americans have student loans, totaling just over $1.4 trillion. These loans pay for degrees at a variety of schools – from six month…

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How-Tuesday: How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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 applications…

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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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