Callie McGill

Callie McGill is a Content Marketer for ValuePenguin.com.

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Undocumented Students' Challenges Without Citizenship

Undocumented students face more challenges with college than other students with official citizenship. Here's what those look like and some possible solutions.read more

Financial Emergencies: 6 Smart Student Funding Options

Financial emergencies are downright stressful and scary. Here are your options as a college student for funding during common financial struggles. read more

When Should Parents Step in During the Admission Process?

Parents naturally want to help their students through the college admission process, but there are times to step in and times to step back. Here's when to help!read more

3 Factors to Consider in Choosing a Student Loan Amount

Deciding the amount to request on a college loan application can be hard. Here are three important things for parents and students to consider before applying. read more

When Finances Change While Your Student Is in College

Finances change; it happens. Instead of panicking because your student attends an expensive college, follow this advice to possibly receive more financial aid.read more

Get More Money by Appealing Your Financial Aid Award

The financial aid package you're initially offered doesn't have to be set in stone. Here's what to do to appeal yours and receive more money for college.read more

6 Ways for Students to Independently Pay for College

Students don't have to rely on their parents to be able to pay for college. Here are six avenues to consider that can help you pay for your higher education. read more

COVID-19: Leaving College vs. Financial Obligations

You may be considering taking a break from college due to the pandemic, but before you decide, here's a look at your options and the financial implications.read more

7 Tips to Help You Profit With a Freelance Career

Freelance work can be lucrative, but it won't be if you're not doing it right. Here are seven tips to help you launch your freelance career today.read more

Financial Transparency: The FAFSA, Your Student, and You

Some parents are wary about sharing financial information with their students when filing the FAFSA. Here's how to avoid it and the bright side if you don't. read more