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Why File a 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

Repaying Student 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

Scholarships: Thinking Outside the Box


Here is a list of unique opportunities for scholarships that will help keep your creative mind sharp, and the best part, they are open to community college students. Take a look, practice your writing skills and you could win some scholarships! Do you like to write? Scholarship Experts holds monthly essay writing contests on a

How to Find Scholarships


So, you’d like to apply for scholarships, but the idea of getting started overwhelms you. What’s the best approach that will give you a better chance of actually receiving scholarship money? I recently talked with Kevin Ladd, vice president of, a free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource. Kevin had several ideas

Scholarships for Community College Students

Find Scholarships

Applying for scholarships can be a frustrating process all in itself, but looking to apply for scholarships geared toward community college students can be flat out maddening! Sometimes it can feel as though all the scholarships out there are for students recently graduating high school, or for those planning to attend a four year institution.

Summer, Sun and…Scholarships?

summer scholarship prep

Aw, summer. Time to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy taking a break from the everyday routine. Rarely do you hear someone mention they plan to spend their summer prepping for scholarship applications. Well, here are three reasons why you may want to consider doing just that as you grab the sunblock and head

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