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Financial Aid: Read The Fine Print

You have your decisions and financial aid packages in hand, so now is the time to focus on the details.  It’s vital that you understand the terms of your aid, the requirements a school may have in order for you … Continue reading

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Using Scholarships To Help Pay For College

Scholarships can help you pay for your college education. Scholarships and grants are the most desirable source of funding for your education since they are almost always tax-free and do not need to be repaid. (Please note that the terms … Continue reading

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Understand Your Financial Aid Offers

With the May 1st decision day just around the corner, many of you are now focusing on the specifics of your financial aid package as part of your college selection process.  Make sure you understand the terms of your aid, … Continue reading

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Raise.me

A new program called Raise.me offers high school students a unique way to earn scholarship dollars. Awards are based on grades received for high school work, attendance, leadership and community service hours, just to name a few. Students may earn … Continue reading

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Scholarships Can Help You Pay For College

The majority of college students rely on scholarships to help pay for their college education—approximately 65%, according to Sallie Mae. Scholarships and grants are the most desirable source of funding for your education since they are almost always tax-free and … Continue reading

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What To Do While You’re Waiting

Seniors, although you may not have heard back from all your schools, there’s still plenty to do: Work on your financial aid documents. If you’ve completed and submitted your FAFSA, you should have received your Student Aid Report (SAR). Look it over … Continue reading

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Searching for Scholarships

Approximately 65% of college students rely on scholarships to help fund their college education, according to Sallie Mae.  Scholarships and grants are the most common source of funding, as well as the most desirable source of funding, because they are almost … Continue reading

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