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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 ...

Why College Net Price Calculators Aren’t Enough...

A few years ago, I got my father a headlamp for Christmas. He lives in a rural area, and often needs a hands-free way to...

An Inside Look at Simpson College, Where 100 Percent of Students Receive Grants and Scholarships

“We have a very robust financial aid program that reaches across our entire enrolling population,” says Tracie Pavon, as...

9 Expenses That Surprise Most College Students (and Pro-Tips to Save Big)

Even for the most savvy saver, budgeting for college can be a tough task. With the rising cost of tuition taking its tol...

All About Preferential Packaging: Edmit Speaks with Greg Mitton, Muhlenberg College

If you’re not familiar with the concept of “preferential packaging”, it’s time to learn all about it--and incorporate it...

6 Overlooked Expenses of College

When it comes to college, it’s easy to focus on the larger and more obvious expenses – and with good reason. After all, ...

How I’m Paying for College: Grinnell College Student Yoli Martin

Ask higher education experts at the New York Times, the Hechinger Report, or the Washington Post and they’ll all tell yo...

How I’m Paying for College: Hampshire College Student Charlotte Somerville

Hampshire College junior Charlotte Somerville’s non-traditional schooling path meant she was considering the cost of col...

Paying for College: How Parents and Students Can Tackle College Financing

Early on in high school--let’s say freshman year--I recall asking my parents over dinner how much money had been saved f...

Find the Dream Experience, Not the Dream School: How Parent of 4 Kevin Gillis is Paying for College

“One of the things I’m trying to do is just get parents to talk about [the college application process]--It’s almost lik...