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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Education, News

If you’re a student who is not interested in attending a four-year college, a two-year college can provide you with a ticket to a promising and well-paying career. This is particularly true if you are interested in the field of health care as a start to planning your well-paying medical

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudy Abroad

Searching for scholarships should be a priority for students who are serious about cutting down the out-of-pocket cost of studying abroad. Although universities typically have scholarships available to their students for studying abroad, they typically won’t cover the entire cost of tuition and living expenses overseas. Luckily there are some great

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