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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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Where to Find Scholarships for Women
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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Student Loan Mistakes to Avoid
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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What is the “Net Cost” of College?
What Does College Really Cost? Figure Out Your “Net Cost”

While expensive, higher education may be more affordable than it seems once “net cost” is taken into consideration.

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Why Student Loan Debt Should Not Deter College Dreams

Anyone thinking about attending college has heard horror stories about recent graduates heading off into the workforce with $100,000 – or more – in student debt and being forced to live for years in their parents’ basement. While some of those tales no doubt are true, they appear to be extreme examples that shouldn’t deter anyone from considering college. At some point, just about everyone will go into debt; it doesn’t have to ruin your life.
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Friday, Sep 12 2014 09:00 AM

What is the Cost of Tuition at the Top 5 College Football Schools?

This is the cost to attend the schools ranked among the best in the country in college football.
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Friday, Aug 29 2014 09:00 AM

Graduate Fellowships: What Are They and How to Find Them

A main difference between a scholarship and a fellowship is that the former typically is a grant administered by the academic institution, while the latter is usually overseen by an outside organization.That's important because it means a fellowship can come from anywhere -- from an organization that promotes research in your field of choice to an agency with a specific goal in mind.
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Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 09:00 AM

Transferring Military Education Benefits Overview

Those potentially eligible for transferring military education benefits include officers and enlisted, active duty and Selected Reserve (including the National Guard), who have served at least six years since Sept. 10, 2001, and agree to serve an additional four years. The additional service time may be prorated to a lesser amount for those approaching retirement.
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Wednesday, Jul 30 2014 11:00 AM

How to Save on Community College Tuition Costs

Tuition costs are considerably lower at two-year institutions. In addition, attending a community college close to home gives many students the option of living at home with their parents for another two years, saving another large amount of money which otherwise would have been spent on dorm fees, meal plans and other cost-of-living-on-campus expenses.
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Tuesday, Jul 29 2014 09:00 AM

Military Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

This program offers career assistance and counseling services. Soldiers who have more than 180 days of active duty service and are transitioning to civilian life are eligible for the TAP.
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Thursday, Jul 24 2014 11:00 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!