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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Classroom, eLearningEducation, NewsFinancial Aid, TuitionStudents

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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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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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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Students

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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Education, News

The new Common Core Standards are were first developed in 2009. The Common Core is not a curriculum, but a guide for what students should learn in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA) before they graduate from each grade. They are guidelines as to what a student has to know by

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Education, News

You’ve taken out loans, paid tuition, attended classes and finally completed your program. The only problem? You can’t afford to pay off your student debt with the job you’ve found — the pay is simply too low. The problem of students paying for worthless degrees or for programs that don’t

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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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Education, News

The cost of education continues to rise, leaving many potential students scrambling for a way to obtain the money to attend. While some take on the financial burden of loan debt, others look for other ways to pay for school. One of the options currently available at many universities is

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