Tag: paying for college

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 higher education. Here are some tips on how to research total costs when searching for colleges. 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

15 Things to Understand About Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

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Financial aid can be confusing, especially when it comes to how much you'll pay. Here are 15 things you need to know about your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). read more

7 Sustainability-Based Scholarships for 2019

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Are you passionate about conservation and the environment? Check out these scholarships for undergrad and grad students who want to pursue a college education based in sustainability. read more

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

5 Things Parents Need to Know About the FAFSA

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Founder, Moon Prep

If you or your child are applying to college, here are five essential things you need to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 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