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The Ultimate Guide to Scholarships, Part 3: How to Apply and Win

The final installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! This time we're talking scholarship applications (from essays to interviews), plus tricks read more

The Ultimate Guide to Scholarships, Part 2: Searching for Scholarships

The second installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! Next up: how, when, and where to search for awards.read more

The Ultimate Guide to Scholarships, Part 1: How Scholarships Work

The first installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! First up: what are scholarships and how do they work?read more

How to Start Your Scholarship Search

As you're looking for your best-fit college or university, don't forget about best-fit scholarships too! Here's how to start your search for free aid.read more

How to Figure Out Your College Costs

From admission to fees and beyond, there's a LOT that goes into the cost of college. Here's how to research total costs when you're searching for schools.read more

Everything You Need to Know About Taking on Student Loans

Gain a better understanding of student loans and everything you should know before borrowing money for college.read more

Ask The Experts

Q: What do "fees" mean when colleges talk about "tuition and fees"?

A: In addition to paying for classes (aka tuition), you'll also need to cover any fees associated with a university. But what exactly do these "fees" cover?read more


Q: What's the difference between federal and private education loans?

A: While both options lend you money to help cover college costs, there are some significant differences between federal and private loans you need to know.read more


Q: What's the difference between a scholarship and a grant?

A: How often do you think about paying for college? The answer is likely all the time. That's why learning about ways to fund your education is so important. read more


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