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A guidance counselor- pretty much every school has one, but do you really know what their role is? Your high school counselor can help you with more than you probably realize! more

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Each October, high school students across the country take the PSAT to practice for the SAT. What many students and parents don’t realize is that the PSAT can qualify students for National Merit Scholarships- which provide anywhere from... more

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According to U.S. News, 40% of bachelor's degrees earned by men and 29% earned by women are now in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts almost2.5 million jobs in the STEM fields will go... more

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Check out our 2018 Scholarship Guide! more

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Need help with scholarships? Talk to your counselor! 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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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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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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Many local colleges and organizations in Alabama offer a wide variety of scholarships for the creative and performing arts. Most require auditions, while some focus on the portfolio or application. more

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Hundreds of organizations across the nation are offering financial assistance to students interested in pursuing higher education. Some organizations specifically assist students of certain nationalities or lineages, like the scholarship funds.... more

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Saying “pretty please” or “abracadabra” won’t guarantee you a scholarship. Neither does falling for the too-good-to-be-true scholarship service scams. more

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Hoping for tuition assistance? We’ve done some of the legwork for you. Try these tips for finding and securing scholarships. more

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Most teens probably don't think of the military when they're considering career options. Yet every branch of our military is made up of people who work in many of the same jobs as people outside of the military. more

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Potential magazine joins WSFA to talk about the benefits of teens joining the military to save money for College and to get a head start on a potential career. more

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