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February 3, 2014

Why File a FAFSA?

FAFSA

For the first time in 10 years, we won’t be filling out a FAFSA – that’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Our children have graduated from college and are working at jobs they love. Thanks more to their efforts than ours, they graduated with much less student debt than the government’s College Scoreboard […]

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January 27, 2014

College Goal Sunday: What’s It All About?

College-Goal-Sunday

Before I started college, I was terrified of the entire process. It felt overwhelming and, of course, I didn’t want to look stupid and ask questions. I was a first-generation college student without a clue, and I had no idea how to get started. I certainly didn’t know how to fill out an admissions application […]

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December 16, 2013

5 Tips to Writing a Convincing Scholarship Essay

Essay writer

Writing a scholarship essay can put a lot of pressure on you as a student. Rather than receiving a grade in class, you are writing to potentially receive money to help pay for your college education. When starting down this path, it is important to keep your cool, write your essay well before the deadline, […]

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October 9, 2013

Repaying Student Loans

Repay-loans

Almost 60% of students today have borrowed an education loan to help pay for college. Currently, there is between $902 billion and $1 trillion in outstanding education loan debt among American students. If you or someone you know has participated in the Federal education loan program(s), you’ve come to the right place to learn about […]

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