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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

Scholarships: Thinking Outside the Box

Think-outside-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

Scholarship-hunt

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 Scholarships.com, 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

Top 5 Ways to Minimize Student Loan Debt

Minimize-loans

As of February 2013, there are some 37 million Americans who owe some kind of education loan. For this reason, student debt is a hot topic on the press. At FRCC, the most common education loan students utilize is the Federal Direct Stafford Loan. Without going into the nitty gritty of what qualifies you for

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