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Can I Really Negotiate My Financial Aid Package?

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If your college financial aid package isn't what you need it to be, you can appeal it! One expert has some advice on when to negotiate and how to do it right. read more

Why You Should Never Reject a Full-Ride Scholarship

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SVP of Content, FinanceBuzz

Full-ride scholarships are a rare occurrence. A finance expert explains why you shouldn't turn down this incredible financial opportunity like she did. read more

Top 5 Mistakes Families Make When Saving for College

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CEO, College Ready

We all know college is expensive, but it's a lot less so when families are prepared ahead of time. Avoid these mistakes for better college financial planning. read more

Is Going to College Really Worth the Cost?

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The cost of college has steadily risen since the 1980s. So is earning a degree still worthwhile? An expert explains why it is for several unexpected reasons. read more

6 Quick Tips to Follow During National Scholarship Month

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Founder, College Mindset

It's National Scholarship Month! Hopefully you're knee deep in applications, but if you need some quick advice to stay on track, consider these six tips. read more

All About Tuition Reciprocity at Out-of-State Universities

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Freelance Writer

Tuition reciprocity programs are a great way to get reduced or in-state tuition at out-of-state colleges. Here's what you should know and how to look for them. read more

Important Things You Should Know About State Aid

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Freelance Writer

State grant and scholarship programs differ heavily in offerings. Here's what to know about the types of state aid and how they can help you pay for college. read more

4 Important Numbers to Know Before Applying to College

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Educational Consultant and Founder, Grand Fit Educational Consulting

One of your biggest roles in the college search as a parent is figuring out numbers. Here are the most important figures to know before your student applies. read more

College Search Tips for Students Wanting to Study Abroad

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You don't have to be in college to think about study abroad! Find a college with a great travel program and plan for all the expenses with this advice. read more

Tackling the Financial Aid Process With Your Parents

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're confused by the college financial aid application process, here are some simple ways to work with your parents to make everyone's lives easier. read more