Tag: paying for college

Not Sure What You "Want to Do" After High School? Start Here

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Still trying to figure out what it is you want to be "when you grow up"? Check out this guide to help you get on the right track to your dreams. read more

The Merit of Scholarships (and How to Get Them)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, The College of Wooster

Learn about the process of searching, applying for, and attaining merit scholarships, a very important component of your financial aid package. read more

All About Institutional Aid and Scholarships

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Vice President of Enrollment Management, Stephens College

Institutional aid is money that comes from your college or university vs. an outside source. Learn more about different types of institutional aid and how to get it. read more

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

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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

5 Little-Known Secrets to Getting More Gift Aid

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

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

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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

What Every Rising Senior Should Do With Their Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

With junior year out of the way, it's time to start thinking about what happens after senior year. It's frightening, but here are some ways to get started this summer! read more

Paying for College Without Paying for College: The Scholarship Rag

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College is expensive. But there's an easy way to get around the ever-rising cost without taking out hefty loans--scholarships! 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