Education, News

Studying abroad means having to function and navigate life in an unfamiliar environment. While encountering the unfamiliar can definitely be exhilarating, it can also be stressful if you do not have tools at your fingertips to help you find your way. Luckily today we have a plethora of convenient apps available

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad can be an excellent chance for students to develop skills that will make them stand out to potential employers, including foreign language skills, cross-cultural communication, problem solving, independence, and adaptability/flexibility. Studying abroad can also be a chance for personal development and growth, an opportunity to experience the world

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Students

The high prices of textbooks can feel painful, especially if you’ve been trying to save money in college.  And, you’re not just imagining it: the average college student at a four year public college spends roughly $1,200 per year on textbooks alone, according to The College Board. And if it

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Students

It’s that time of year again,  when high school students around the country sit impatiently waiting to get the coveted acceptance letter from their top college. Many students are nervous and worried that they won’t be accepted to their top-pick and most prestigious institutions, and instead will have to “settle” for

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Education, NewsStudents

We’ve all heard the old saying, “It’s not about what you know, but who knows you,” and there certainly is truth to this. 80% of jobs are not advertised, according to Howard Poplinger, owner of human resource company Epic Development and Evaluation. What does this mean for the college student?

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudents

College can be a time for gaining financial independence and an opportunity to create positive financial habits that you will hopefully carry with you after graduation. While gaining new independence can be an exciting adventure, there are certain financial mistakes that can be easy to make and can have long-term

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Top articles of 2015
Classroom, eLearningEducation, NewsFinancial Aid, TuitionStudents

Happy New Year, SchoolMoney.org’s readers and followers! We covered a wide variety of exciting education-related topics in the year 2015 geared toward students, educators and anyone else who is committed to student success. To recap, here’s a snapshot look at our most popular articles from last year! Most Popular Posts

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Students

Gaining financial independence and responsibility in college means learning to be organized and create a realistic budget. Long gone are the days sitting and balancing a checkbook. The technology we carry around with us today certainly gives us an added level of convenience when it comes to finances, including some great

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Education, NewsStudentsStudy Abroad

There are many aspects of studying abroad that students must consider when choosing their program and preparing for the trip: What kind of program is right for me? What will studying abroad be like? What should I pack? How do I travel on a budget?   The first step in

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Education, NewsFinancial Aid, Tuition

How will I pay for college? This one of the most daunting questions future college students have to answer. With the rising cost of tuition, financial aid plays a considerable role in funding an undergraduate education. Each year, $46 billion in grants and scholarship money is awarded by colleges and universities and

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