Hannah Kwak

Hannah Kwak

Hannah Kwak is a senior at Yale University, majoring in Comparative Literature. She has an interest in education policy and spent last summer working with Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia preparing seniors for the college application process.

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Should I submit my scores if the school is test optional?

Last year, 41 colleges and universities joined the test-optional movement, no longer requiring applicants to submit the ...

Are Public Universities a Better Deal Than Private Universities?

If you keep up with our blog, you should already be familiar with the difference between a public and private university...

What jobs do liberal arts majors get?

A liberal arts education prepares students for a wide range of occupations rather than for one specific career path. How...

States With Free Tuition Programs

Earlier this month, we posted a blog on countries with free college tuition. But there’s something we didn’t mention in ...

Are parents legally obligated to pay for their child's college?

Parents do not have a legal duty to pay for their child’s college—with one exception.

Should I participate in a work-study program or get a part-time job?

If you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you may be eligible to participate in the Federal ...

10 European countries with free or virtually free college tuition

Contrary to what you might expect, studying abroad can actually save you money.

Are college students eligible for government benefits programs?

As the cost of college continues to rise, a considerable number of college students are being classified as food- or hou...

How will financial aid impact my taxes?

Scholarships, grants, and fellowships (which fall under “gift aid”) are often described as “free money” since they don’t...

What should you do in college to maximize your success after graduation?

You might have heard the phrase before: “it’s not where you go, it’s what you do when you’re there.” While we should be ...

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