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You can’t place a price on your education-but colleges certainly can! High tuition costs can have you considering some high-dollar student loans, which may require a cosigner. Turning to mom and dad might be your first instinct for a signature, but.. more

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You are a good student, but not a great student, which means several college options but few scholarships. Your family is middle class—too much income to qualify for need-based aid, but not enough income for the family to pay for school. more

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You’ve worked hard, and it’s paid off! Now that you have the scholarship, how are you going to keep it while earning your degree? Here are some ways you can lose your scholarship. more

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In 2016, Congress made some very significant changes to the G.I. Bill. The G.I. Bill is an education benefit earned by members of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families to help them pay for college. more

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With the skyrocketing costs involved, each additional year can cost tens of thousands of dollars. One study showed that tacking an additional two years onto the college experience can raise the overall price tag by 70%. more

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The college application process can be overwhelming, time consuming and expensive! Here’s what you need to make the process a little easier, and maybe save money too! more

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Make no mistake, college costs are as real as they come. For many parents this can cause a great deal of anxiety and stress. Learn how to cope! more

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According to The College Board, the average cost for tuition is $9,410 per year for in-state students, while the cost for out-of-state students averages $23,893. That’s over two and a half times the cost! more

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Here’s a little secret to remember as those acceptance envelopes arrive: the scholarship offers that schools initially send might not be the best possible offer your teen can get! more

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Your son or daughter is about to make the magical transformation from teen to young adult. As the one charged with sending them off into the world, it’s no wonder you’re stressed! Learn how to cope! more

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The Class of 2017 will find that the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process will be different than for previous graduates. How do the changes affect your chance for aid? more

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Does the thought of all those decisions, applications and deadlines make your head spin? Don’t panic! Here’s everything you need to know to help you deal. more

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If you are a parent of a college-bound student, you are likely wondering how much financial aid your child can secure for college. To ensure the best possible federal financial aid package possible, consider these nine tips for more financial aid. more

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So your child has studied hard, put in the work, and has been accepted to that prestigious school of their dreams. Congratulations! But when your child's first choice is out of reach, how do you break the news that you cannot afford to make it work? more

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With student loan debt exceeding credit card debt, building a college savings plan could help prevent you from going into debt when paying for your child's college. Dave Ramsey talks about the do's and don'ts for building that college savings. more

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What if you could go to college and be given a job that is related to your major and fits around your class schedule in order to pay tuition? Sound too good to be true? It isn’t! The FAFSA Work Study Program offers this very opportunity to students. more

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Obtaining a college degree can be expensive, and many graduates find themselves paying off student debt for years after graduation. Students and parents often take into account the standard costs of tuition, housing and food, but there are... more

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You can save an average of $5,000- $24,000 on college costs each year by participating in grade acceleration programs like Dual Enrollment, Accelerated High School, and Early College while still in high school. more

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