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Top Tips to Help You Find Funds for College

Many  students use scholarships to help them afford college. Scholarships and grants are the most desirable form of financial aid because they do not need to be repaid. (Note, the terms “grants” and “scholarships” are often used interchangeably.)  Apply as … Continue reading

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An Uncertain Admissions Season

The pandemic has turned this college admissions season upside down. While there is so much uncertainty facing high school seniors, please don’t let this stand in the way and stop you from submitting your applications in time for approaching deadlines. … Continue reading

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Paying for College: Putting Together the Pieces

Scholarships help a great many college students pay for their education. Start searching now to find out if you qualify for scholarship money. Scholarships (and grants) are the most desirable form of financial aid because they do not need to … Continue reading

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Reading The Fine Print

You may have already received some acceptances. Be on the lookout for financial aid letters which often arrive separately from admissions decisions. Now’s the time to focus on details as the letters may look different from one another, often making … Continue reading

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Searching For Money

If you’re like the vast majority of college students who rely on scholarships to help pay for their college education, now is the time to search for funding. The reason why scholarships and grants are most desirable is because they’re … Continue reading

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Financial Aid: It’s All About The Details

Now is the time to focus on details. With your admissions decisions and financial aid offers in hand, it’s so important that you understand the fine print, including the terms of your aid package(s), a school’s requirements for you to … Continue reading

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Top Tips When Applying For Scholarships

The majority of college students rely on scholarships to help pay for their college education. Scholarships and grants are the most desirable source of funding as they are almost always tax-free and do not need to be repaid. (Please note … Continue reading

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Merit Aid And Paying For College

Merit aid covers a category of financial aid that refers to grants, scholarships and discounts that a college awards to an admitted student without regard to financial need. Merit aid may be based on academic or athletic achievements, special talents, … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Forms And Paying for College

There’s no question that college is expensive. Most college students receive some form of financial aid to help pay for their education.   The requirements for applying for financial aid, scholarships and grant money differ from school to school, so … Continue reading

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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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