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Paying For School: Common FAFSA Questions and Answers

Here are answers to many of the frequently asked questions about applying for financial assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Highest and Lowest Net Tuition Public Universities
10 Highest and Lowest Net Tuition Cost Public Universities and Colleges in the U.S

Some of these schools offer students the lowest net cost, mostly smaller schools such as Sitting Bull College and Elizabeth City State University. On the opposite end, schools such as Miami of Ohio and Penn State are highest in net cost, according to the Department of Education.

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Is Paying for School Without Loans Possible?
Is Paying for School Without Student Loans Possible?

There are many different options for those looking to get scholarships and grants rather than loans to pay for college.

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Transferring 9/11 GI Bill Education Benefits
Can I Transfer My Post-9/11 GI Bill Education Benefits?

Service members enrolled in the Post 9/11 GI Bill Program have been allowed since 2009 to transfer unused educational benefits to their spouses and children. Benefits can go entirely to a spouse, to one or more children or a combination of children and spouse.

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Great Questions to Ask Your Financial Aid Adviser

Due to the high price of college, many financial aid programs are available to help cover the cost of higher education. To ensure that you make the most of financial aid opportunities, you want to be prepared with a set of questions to ask college representatives when choosing a degree program and when returning for another semester at your college.
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Saturday, Oct 11 2014 09:00 AM

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

There are many scholarships for those with all types of disabilities. It's just a matter of finding the one that best suits you.
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Wednesday, Oct 08 2014 09:00 AM

Saving For College: Prepaid Tuition or College Savings Plans?

There are two types of 529 accounts, prepaid tuition and college savings plans. Choosing the right plan for an individual student’s needs requires research, careful planning and, to some extent, predicting the future.
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Wednesday, Sep 24 2014 11:00 AM

Student Loan Repayment Tips for Students and Recent College Grads

There are some excellent ways to manage student debt and keep it from turning into the monster that swallows your budget.
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Sunday, Sep 21 2014 11:00 AM

College Scholarships Designed to Benefit Women

There are many scholarships for women available to help encourage their education and job placement. Since college prices are on the rise, these financial aid opportunities can help women pay for school and keep debt at a minimum.
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Tuesday, Sep 16 2014 11:00 AM

Common Student Loan Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Government websites and some common sense can help students avoid the pitfalls of taking out student loans.
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Tuesday, Sep 16 2014 09:00 AM

Getting Money for College – Financial Aid, Scholarship & Grant Articles, Guides

Paying for school can be a real challenge, but thankfully there are scholarships, grants, student loans and other sources of college money that can help. In this part of the U.S. News University Directory resource center, you will find financial aid news as well as guides on how to find money for school. They can help you create a paying-for-school strategy that significantly lowers the financial burden on you and your family!