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2012 | October - December


6 Steps to Determine How Much to Borrow for College

As long as you're prepared and frugal, student debt can be helpful, some experts attest.
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Wednesday, Nov 07 2012 10:00 AM

Consider This Before You Pay for an Online Degree

Make sure you know the ins and outs of degree finances before you commit.
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Friday, Oct 26 2012 10:00 AM

College Majors With the Best Return on Investment

Get the most from your tuition dollars by researching job prospects and salary potential of your major.
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Monday, Oct 15 2012 11:00 AM

What You Need to Know About Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships that help students pay for nursing school are plentiful, learn what you need to know about available programs on U.S News University Directory.
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Wednesday, Oct 10 2012 12:00 PM

Top Online Resources for Locating Nursing Scholarships

Tuition increases have more student looking to find financial aid. Those looking to get a degree in nursing have many different resources to consider.
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Tuesday, Oct 09 2012 09:00 AM

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