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The Inside Scoop: Financial Aid Counselors Share Tips to Get More Out of College

Three financial aid counselors share pro tips to maximize your financial aid award.

What Parents Can Do to Help Students Avoid Loans For College

As an 18-year-old, it’s easy to see the world as nothing but possibility. And it’s true! But those possibilities come wi...

How I Paid For College: Wesleyan Alum Kara Perez

Talk about side hustle: Kara Perez paid off the final $18,000 of her college student loan debt in 10 months by picking u...

Get More Money for College: How 2 Students Successfully Appealed Their Financial Aid Awards

It may not be as simple as marketplace haggling, but bargaining with your college’s financial aid office can be worth th...

Find Your Best Fit College: Evaluate Academic Advisors and Career Services

In a recent survey, 56 percent of students indicated that, if they could go back and start the college admissions proces...

When Do I Need to Complete the FAFSA?

No FAFSA, no financial aid. Check your deadlines and make sure you’ve filed on time!

Financial Aid 101: All About Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs

It sounds like a financial fairytale: a few waves of a wand and ta-da, disappearing debt! But certain federal loan recip...

How I Paid for College: Sarah Lawrence Alum Thomas Speta

Thomas Speta knew his dream college, Sarah Lawrence, was going to be a stretch financially.

The Savvy College Consumer: How are Colleges Spending Their Money?

If you follow trends in higher education, you may have spotted recent coverage about university spending--or, to put it ...

Can the College Scorecard Help Me Find the Right College?

If you’re a high school student, or a parent of a college-bound student, applying to college is top of mind. The college...