Tag: college costs

Additional Charges Will Apply: 6 Questions to Determine How Much College Will Really Cost

Associate Vice President, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, University of Dayton

What can you do to make sure colleges are being transparent about their costs? These questions can help you uncover a school's true price and avoid being blindsided. read more

Why Private Not-for-Profit Colleges Cost Less Than You Think

Director of Financial Aid, Trinity Christian College

A larger price tag isn't always more expensive when it comes to college. Read on to see how you can save money by attending a private not-for-profit school. read more

5 Common Myths About Financial Aid Offers

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

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

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?

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

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


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

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

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