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Tax Tips for College Students

Tax Day (April 15) is just around the corner. Have you done your tax homework? If not, time is of the essence. Here’s a quick to-do list to make sure you file your taxes on time: Gather the Tax Documents You’ve Received in the Mail. Generally, that’s anything that has been sent to you marked […]

Tips for Getting a Scholarship

The application period for Front Range Community College (FRCC) Foundation scholarships is now open and closes March 1. Scholarships to attend FRCC are the key to an exceptional education when the funds just aren’t there to pay for college. I know. I am a scholarship recipient studying at the Boulder campus—a very grateful recipient. Follow […]

How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Many college students do not realize it is the season to submit scholarships applications for the next school year. Now is a great time to make an account and scholarship profile at www.collegeincolorado.org. As you read over the scholarship applications that your search retrieves, you may notice that most scholarship applications would like to know […]

7 Things to Keep in Mind About Student Loans

You’ve probably heard that borrowing money to pay for college is something lots of students do, but it’s important to understand what you’re getting into. Yes, taking out loans to fund school is fine. Yes, a college education is worth the investment—even if you borrow. But think before you accept the entire amount of all […]

Why Budget?

Why Budget

You’ve probably heard people discuss budgeting many times. Do any of these sound familiar? “I don’t need to budget; I know how much money I have.” “I don’t have the time!” “It’s too much work to keep records of everything.” While all of these have some truth, budgeting is a strong, life-long skill that can […]

Top 5 Financial Aid Myths

5 Top Financial Aid Myths

As Financial Aid Administrators, we hear different stories from students about why they didn’t apply, couldn’t apply or weren’t going to receive money. And most of the time, these details or facts are skewed or wrong. Unfortunately some of these myths lead students away from college or put up barriers that aren’t needed. So here’s […]

Beware of Student Loan Scams

You get a call from an unknown number, and surprise! You have been selected to receive a free grant for college. Just share your credit card number for a shipping and handling fee of $3.99 from the grant officer. How simple is that? While it sounds great and could really help you, it could be […]

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