Tag: loans

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

How to Fill Out the FAFSA, Step by Step

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Freelance Writer

This free application can lead you to a wealth of financial aid, and filling out the FAFSA is not as hard as you may think. read more

How to Get Financial Aid for College: The Ultimate Guide

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Freelance Writer

Choosing a college is complicated. You've got to figure out what type of school you want, where to live, what to study, and--oh yeah--how to pay for it all. read more

Financial Aid Horror Stories: Don't Make These Scary College Money Mistakes!

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Freelance Writer

If you don't pay close attention to the financial aid process, you can lose out on college dollars--and that can make anyone scream. read more

College Loans: Why You Need to Look Before You Leap

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Student, University High School of Tolleson

With great loan comes great responsibility. read more