Tag: paying for college

4 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Your high school senior will be off to college before you know it. Here's how you can assist them during their last year of high school. read more

What do "fees" mean when colleges talk about "tuition and fees"?

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In addition to paying for classes (aka tuition), you'll also need to cover any fees associated with a university. But what exactly do these "fees" cover? read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Junior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Junior year is when college planning kicks into high gear. Check out these four tips to help your teen prepare for the whole process. read more

How to Start Your Scholarship Search

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Freelance Writer

As you're looking for your best-fit college or university, don't forget about best-fit scholarships too! Here's how to start your search for free aid. 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

4 Ways to Help Your High School Freshman or Sophomore Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Think it's too early to talk to your freshman or sophomore about college? Certainly not! Here are four ways to help your student start thinking about the future. 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

How to Figure Out Your College Costs

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Freelance Writer

From admission to fees and beyond, there's a LOT that goes into the cost of college. Here's how to research total costs when you're searching for schools. read more

What's the difference between a scholarship and a grant?

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How often do you think about paying for college? The answer is likely all the time. That's why learning about ways to fund your education is so important. 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