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2012 | July - September


What It Costs to Attend the Top 10 Best Colleges in America

While the cost of attending the best colleges in the country is high, there are some deals to be had - relatively speaking.
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Friday, Sep 21 2012 11:00 AM

K-12 & College Education Changes Obama and Romney Might Make If Elected

President Obama wants to continue what he started in education, while challenger Mitt Romney promises to take policy in a different direction.
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Wednesday, Sep 05 2012 04:00 PM

7 Budgeting Tips for College Students

Here’s some valuable advice on how to budget your money successfully and avoid accumulating more student debt.
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Tuesday, Jul 03 2012 04:00 PM

2012 | April - June


Grantoo Turns Gaming Skills Into Money for College

Social gaming company Grantoo offers students a chance to enter online social gaming tournaments and earn cash for tuition and charities.
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Friday, Jun 22 2012 03:16 PM

Get Hired Before Graduation

I know you're nervous about the unemployment numbers.
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Wednesday, Jun 06 2012 03:08 PM

7 Ways to Slip Through the Sophomore Slump

Second year college students don't need to suffer through feelings of boredom and apathy about school.
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Thursday, May 24 2012 03:03 PM

5 Questions for Students and Parents to Answer About College Finances

Hopefully you'll begin discussing finances with your college student long before they set foot on campus.
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Thursday, May 10 2012 03:15 PM

2012 | January - March


Free Money for College – What Grants Are and How to Find Them

While most students are familiar with student loans, grant programs are even better – after all, free money is better than money you have to pay back. Such programs can provide significant savings for college students and their families. Knowing where to look and following up on promising leads might just provide a little surprising relief from rising tuition costs.
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Monday, Mar 12 2012 11:00 AM

As Student Loan Grace Period Ends, Consider Options to Avoid Default

It's October and time for the Fall Classic (though without my beloved New York Yankees). For many recent graduates, it's also a far less exciting season: time to start repaying student loans.
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Tuesday, Feb 14 2012 02:28 PM

What Is a 529 Plan?

Saving for college from a young age isn't just a "good idea" anymore, it's a necessity. Tuition and fees have been rising year after year at rates higher than inflation and while the economy remains a challenge, there are ways to get started on saving up for college expenses.
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Tuesday, Feb 14 2012 02:24 PM

Get Your College Textbooks Cheap

All sorts of services let you buy, rent, download and sell
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Tuesday, Feb 14 2012 02:22 PM

Online Resources for Finding College Grants and Scholarships

The volume of sites offering college scholarship information is overwhelming and paying for school is difficult enough. So we’re providing some useful tips to make finding college financial aid easier – and to avoid the scams along the way.
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Wednesday, Feb 01 2012 02:47 PM

4 Things You Should Know About Applying for the FAFSA

Filling out a FAFSA application is easier than you think – just follow these simple steps!
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Thursday, Jan 26 2012 02:11 PM

Think Hard Before Borrowing for College

You might be better off deciding on a cheaper school instead
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Tuesday, Jan 17 2012 04:46 PM

10 Twitter Handles to Help With Your Scholarship Search

Here's a list of Twitter handles you may want to follow to ensure you're making the most of every scholarship opportunity
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Tuesday, Jan 17 2012 04:15 PM

Give Yourself a Mid-Semester Financial Checkup

Even though your finances may not be a priority in your daily life, it's incredibly important to review them periodically
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Tuesday, Jan 17 2012 02:46 PM

How to Apply to College for Free

You don't have to spend a fortune on your college applications – or any money at all. Read more for college application tips and financial aid advice.
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Sunday, Jan 01 2012 01:37 PM

2011 | October - December


Financial Aid 2012: What You Need to Know

It’s time to think about paying for college again – here’s some critical information that can help you make the right decisions!
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Wednesday, Dec 21 2011 09:07 AM

Military Spouse Education and Tuition Assistance Benefit Programs

If you're a military spouse with career aspirations, now is the time to explore military education and tuition assistance programs.
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Monday, Dec 05 2011 04:00 PM

How to Find Financial Aid for Your MBA Program

Student assistance isn’t as easy to get at the graduate level, so here’s some financial aid advice for MBA applicants
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Wednesday, Nov 23 2011 11:00 AM