Paying for Grad School: Plan Ahead to Get Ahead

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Interim Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Mercer University

Almost 12% of college graduates default on their student loans within three years of graduating (NCES, 2016). Don't fall into this trap. Start by looking at your current situation and how it fits into your (fiscally responsible) grad school plans. read more

6 Financial Aid Mistakes That Will Super-Size Your Student Loan Debt

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Director, University of Missouri Office of Student Financial Aid

Avoid these pitfalls so you don't over-spend and over-borrow on your college education. 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

What's the Difference Between Scholarships, Grants, and Loans?

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High School Students

College scholarships, grants, and loans: what are they all about, and which ones should you use? We broke them down for you. read more

What is Student Loan Default? (And Why Should You Care?)

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Student, Flathead High School

Millions of people are currently defaulting on their student loans. That's a bad thing. Don't let it happen to you. read more

Everything You Need to Know About Graduate Financial Aid

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Freelance Writer

And we mean everything . . . read more

Scholarship Saturday: July 25, 2015

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Get Smart About Student Debt: By the Numbers, Part II

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

In the second half of her discussion on cutting student debt, Pamela Donnelly offers some more of her top cost-cutting strategies. read more

Get Smart About Student Debt: By the Numbers, Part I

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

It may seem like staggering student debt is unavoidable, but that's not really the case. There are plenty of steps you can take to reduce how much you'll owe after college. read more