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Which College Majors Make the Most Money? The Answer May Surprise You

Which college majors pay the most?  Researcher Hannah Kwak looks into the top college majors in demand offering high ear...

How is Income Treated on the FAFSA?

If you are applying for financial aid to pay for a college education, then you may be wondering how your family’s income...

What are the Lowest-Paying College Majors?

Among the many factors which can determine the value of your college degree, such as job satisfaction or personal aptitu...

What is a Good EFC?

The Expected Family Contribution, or FAFSA EFC, is one of the most important indicators of whether or not you’ll receive...

Do 529 Distributions Count as Income?

When you follow the rules and guidelines on how to use your 529 plan, money in the account does not count as income on y...

What are Income-Driven Repayment Plans?

Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans give federal student loan borrowers monthly payments based on income, debt, and fami...

How Much can a Student Earn Before it Affects Financial Aid?

There is sometimes confusion surrounding financial aid, income limits, and the amount that a student is able to work bef...

How is Work-Study Income Treated for Tax Purposes and on the FAFSA?

If you have a work-study job, it is considered as a form of need-based student aid designed to ease the financial burden...

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