Tag: affording college

5 Little-Known Secrets to Getting More Gift Aid

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Though tuition is increasing each year, there are many ways you can obtain funds to afford it. These five awesome tricks could help you receive more free money for college! read more

Overcoming Undermatching: Heartfelt Advice for High School Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Harvard University

Undermatching is when qualified students don't apply to (or attend) selective colleges that might fit them. These tips can help them overcome the undermatching "disease." read more

Transfers: Don't Be Afraid to Follow Your Own Path

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Student, California State University, Northridge

One student shares the fears she had as she transferred from a community college to a four-year university and why she's glad she followed her own academic path. read more

A Tale of Two Transfer Students

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Finding the right college is always a combination of head and heart. Transfer students, like these two, know that better than most. read more