Students

While in college, setting yourself up to earn in the future is one of your top goals, and setting yourself up to borrow should be a goal too! If you ever want high limits on a credit card, the ability to take out a loan, the flexibility to lease or

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Education, News

Every year, the anxiety about getting into college intensifies when SAT preparation begins. Students study hard. Some hire tutors, while others look to online sources for help. Although students continue to prep, and the test continues to be updated, some colleges, students and educators are questioning the purpose and even the necessity

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Education, News

In the past few years, crowdfunding online has become increasingly popular. There are a number of different websites that allow people to post their pitch in order to raise funds to everything from vet expenses to starting a small business venture. An increasing number of students are now using crowdfunding as a way to

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad in college can be an exhilarating experience, full of new sights, smells, people, and culture. While you’re abroad soaking in the adventure, why not share your experience with friends and family back home on a regular basis by keeping a blog? Here’s a brief look at why blogging

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Students

Money can be tight as a college student, and being able to save money in college  certainly requires a level of financial responsibility, and careful planning. When planning your budget and going over monthly expenses in order to figure out where to cut back, you may feel like there’s one aspect

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Education, News

In 2007, it became apparent to the American Federal Department of Education that there were serious problems with the loan lending practices of certain education facilities. In fact, 55 colleges were faced with inquiries regarding questionable loan lending behavior. Forty-eight of these colleges had a single lender for more than 95%

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Education, News

It has become a common practice for many students to attend two years at a community college, then transfer to a four-year college or university. The movement is common enough that it has its own name – the “2 + 2 model.” If you’re considering pursuing this type of educational career,

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Education, News

Financial aid has become an essential part of a student’s journey through higher education. Without this aid, it would be nearly impossible for many students to earn a degree and significantly contribute to the economy. One of the programs that has become popular as a source of financial aid is the Federal

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StudentsStudy Abroad

I recently had the chance to interview a friend of mine, Nathan Kenny, currently studying for his master’s degree in Sweden about his experience studying abroad in the article “Studying Abroad: Q&A with a Student in Sweden.” One of the aspects I found most intriguing from our conversation was the

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Study Abroad

In my travel experience, one of the most difficult aspects of packing is figuring out what to leave at home. I always feel like everything I’m bringing is important, yet when I get home and unpack, there are usually items that I didn’t end up needing or could have done

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