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Important Financial Aid Opportunities and Sources for You

CollegeXpress Student Writer

When planning for college, it's important for students to know about every financial aid option available. Student writer Pranathi breaks it down for you here. read more

5 College Tuition Tips for a Lower Bill

Founder, Prep Expert

That big number on the tuition bill is daunting to every college student and parent. However, there are plenty of ways to lower your college costs. Here are just a few. read more

Scholarship Awards Related to Sleeping and Dreaming

Writer, MattressAdvisor.com

There are tons of scholarships related to sleeping disorders or for students interested in sleep and dreams. Check out some great opportunities here. read more

What's the Difference Between Scholarships and Grants?

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Unlike loans, scholarships and grants are types of aid that you don't have to pay back. Learn more about these options for paying for college now. read more

Understanding (and Maximizing) Your College Financial Aid Package

CollegeXpress Student Writer, The College of Wooster

Scholarships, loans, and grants...oh my. Here's how to decipher exactly what's in your financial aid package and how to maximize it to the fullest. read more

5 Little-Known Secrets to Getting More Gift Aid

Financial Aid Start-up

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

How to Get Financial Aid for College: The Ultimate Guide

Freelance Writer

Getting financial aid to pay for school can make or break your college plans. Here's a comprehensive guide to learn the types of financial aid you can access. read more

Paying for Grad School: Plan Ahead to Get Ahead

Interim Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Mercer University

Almost 12% of college graduates default on their student loans within three years of graduating (NCES, 2016). Don't fall into this trap. Start by looking at your current situation and how it fits into your (fiscally responsible) grad school plans. read more

The Complete Guide to US Financial Aid for International Students

Freelance Writer

Before coming to the United States for university, it's critical that you understand how financial aid for international students works. Here's what you need to know. read more

Spotlight on Major-Specific Scholarships

Freelance Writer

When you declare an area of study, you'll be able to increase your financial aid options even further by taking advantage of major-specific scholarships. read more