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Happy New Year, SchoolMoney.org’s readers and followers! We covered a wide variety of exciting education-related topics 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! Most Popular Posts of 2015 1. “Homeschooling: Advantages and Disadvantages”

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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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StudentsStudy Abroad

Blogs are a great resource for learning what to expect in another country, as well as for travel tips about studying abroad in your host country. Indeed, there is a lot of first-hand knowledge available on the internet with blogging becoming more and more popular – so much, in fact, that refining

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StudentsStudy Abroad

College is an excellent time to seek out a plethora of student involvement options and experiences that will help build upon the education received within the classroom, and help prepare you for life after college. Studying abroad is one opportunity that many students today find beneficial in terms of personal

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Signing up for a credit card is one great way to establish good credit in college, which can help you in the future when it comes time to rent your own apartment, or apply for a car loan or lease, for instance. If you’ve been thinking about signing up for

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StudentsStudy Abroad

For some students who wish to study abroad, the statement of purpose can be one of the most daunting components of the program application. The good news: it’s not as difficult as it may seem at first! After all, you’ve come this far in the study abroad research process, so

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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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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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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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For recent graduates looking to continue their education in a booming field, there’s an increasingly popular alternative form of education: the coding bootcamp. If you’re looking to become qualified and enter the programming industry in a short amount of time, here’s a brief look at what a coding bootcamp is, and

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If you are planning on attending college, you might consider applying for early admission, which some schools offer. Early admission can be beneficial to some students, but it is not suited for everyone. Thus, it is important for those who plan to apply understand exactly what is involved before moving forward

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In college there is an organized system in place to tell you what you need to do in order to graduate with a degree. The reward for following this system is pretty straightforward: Do what you’re told, and do it well, and you’ll probably get a higher GPA. Life after college

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With the many costs associated with getting through college, it might sound difficult—if not impossible—to put money away in savings as an already “broke college student.” However, a little bit of creativity and willingness to cut back on current expenses can certainly make a big difference in the long run.

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