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Your Guide to Understanding Financial Aid

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This financial aid guide from Maryville University is designed to walk you through the process of researching, identifying, and applying for the college financial assistance that is right for you. read more

Financial Aid for Graduate School: What's Different This Time Around?

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Freelance Writer

Financial aid isn't just for undergrads, but it's a little different for grad students. Here's what you should know about applying for financial aid in graduate school. read more

What's the difference between federal and private education loans?

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While both options lend you money to help cover college costs, there are some significant differences between federal and private loans you need to know. read more

Don't Fret the Debt: 5 Ways to Conquer Student Loans

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

If the future of your wallet feels doomed by student loan debt, these five tips may interest you (without the interest charge). read more

The Worst Myth: College Is for Rich Kids

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

One of the longest-standing myths is that you need to be rich in order to get a college degree. But making college both assessable and affordable is within your reach! Here are six options if you're concerned about affording your college costs. read more

Everything You Need to Know About Taking on Student Loans

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Freelance Writer

Gain a better understanding of student loans and everything you should know before borrowing money for college. read more

Understanding (and Maximizing) Your College Financial Aid Package

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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

All About the CSS/PROFILE: What It Is and What You Need to Know

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Freelance Journalist

You know all about the FAFSA, but are you familiar with the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE? Read on to learn all about why you should fill out this financial aid form. read more

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Remember these four things before you send in your college applications. read more

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