Tag: college costs

5 Common Myths About Financial Aid Offers

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Content and Media Director, College Factual

Financial aid packages are a huge part of the college decision process. Here are five things to remember before signing the dotted line. read more

11 Unexpected College Costs

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Freelance Writer

If you thought college was expensive before, just wait until you see some of these unexpected costs. read more

The Ultimate Guide to US Financial Aid for International Students

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Associate Vice President for Global Enrollment and Engagement, Gannon University

For international students wondering about US financial aid, wonder no further. A university insider explains. (Updated July 2017!) read more

Is College Worth It?

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Three important things to keep in mind when you think about the cost of college and whether it's worth it read more

4 Things to Look for in Your College Search

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Student, Clear Lake High School

Obviously, most high school students applying to college are focused on education. That's why schools like Harvard and Princeton are in such high demand. But here are four things to research beyond the typical academic rankings. read more

How to Pay for College, Step by Step

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Yes, you can afford to college. We're going to help you get there. One step at a time. read more

Can't Afford College Visits? 8 Ways to Make It Work

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Freelance Writer

Strapped for cash? There are many ways to reduce the expenses associated with visiting colleges both near and far. read more

My Top 3 College Search Criteria

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Student Writer

There are oh so many factors that should go into your college search, but some are a little more important than others. read more

Finding the Right School for You: As Easy as L.A.M.P.P.

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High School Student

There's no single magic trick that will point you toward the college that's exactly right for you, but there are some important things to consider that can help in a big way. read more

How to Conquer the Scholarship Essay

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Student, Anderson University

The good news? There's a ton of free money you can score for college! The bad news? You'll have to work for it. But we've got some great advice on how to master your scholarship essays. read more