John on June 30th, 2018

Are policies to eliminate public college and university fees fiscally regressive? That is, do they unfairly favor the already affluent as opposed to those lower income students who really deserve it?

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John on June 14th, 2012

Community college can be a great way to get a start on higher education without breaking the bank. Learn more about why this popular choice for an associate’s degree can help you save a ton of money while still getting quality instruction.

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John on May 27th, 2012

Understand the different sources and types of financial aid available to college students. Federal aid can take the form of grants or subsidized loans, and institutional financial aid programs will have their own need-based and merit-based policies.

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When it comes time to craft a resume, exactly what should be included? Relevant jobs are an obvious choice, but some hobbies and out of work activities might be worth mentioning, as well.

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John on May 21st, 2012

Learn about the top five ways to get more money to help with paying for your college and tuition expenses.

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John on January 8th, 2012

2012 is here and that means it is time to start thinking about financial aid and funding for the 2012-2013 school year. Learn more about the FAFSA, why it is important, and how you can apply online at no charge today!

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John on January 7th, 2012

After considering the realities of life in graduate school, are you sure you still want to go? Good! Here are some of the most common difficulties facing grad students in their day to day life, and some strategies for ensuring that your time in grad school is a success.

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John on November 10th, 2011

Like most things in education, SAT and ACT scores have a lot to do with practice, planning, and preparation.

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Obama’s education administration has announced a plan to help some students manage their school debt burdens, but it does very little to address the growing problem of college debt.

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The Bright Futures Scholarship Program is a great program for graduating Florida high school students. Here are the technical requirements and procedures…

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John on April 16th, 2011

Moms who are interested in furthering their education often need financial assistance to deal with the high costs of attending college at the same time as raising a family! Luckily, there are some scholarship programs out there designed to help out mothers who are in that exact situation. Learn more about these awards and how you can find other scholarship programs you’re eligible for.

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The odds of winning a scholarship might not seem good, but you won’t win unless you at least try to apply!

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Federal financial aid applications for the 2011-2012 academic year are available online, and there is no reason to delay when it comes to completing yours. If you or anyone you know is headed to college in the fall, be sure to familiarize yourself with this application process.

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John on February 22nd, 2011

Fathers who are headed back to school might need some help paying for college – and luckily there are several programs out there to help them with just that.

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Budget problems in the federal government could soon lead to lower Pell Grant awards for students in college. Several proposals have been floating around in Congress, and every one would freeze or slash spending on these financial aid awards.

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John on January 23rd, 2011

Federal financial aid is the best source of free money for college students in the USA. Click here to find out more about how you can apply for free, online.

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John on January 5th, 2011

Learn how to apply for a big scholarship just for working adults.

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John on September 13th, 2010

Deflation in Wall Street finance hasn’t found its way to the college campus yet – and it probably won’t any time soon, for better or worse. Learn why student loans don’t deflate like other financed products such as cars and mortgages.

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John on September 1st, 2010

A short sample of college scholarships and grants that have application deadlines coming up in October of 2010.

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Find out how students can enter to win a free iPad – just by downloading digital versions of their textbooks and saving money on those necessary supplies.

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John on August 20th, 2010

A short sample of college scholarship programs with deadlines coming up in September 2010. Find awards to apply for and learn how to search for even more scholarships and awards that match your individual eligibility criteria.

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John on July 17th, 2010

Be sure to apply for these scholarships with upcoming August 2010 deadline dates. The more awards you’re eligible for and apply to, the more money you’re likely to earn for college!

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The Upromise scholarship is back for summer of 2010 – and this could be your chance to win $10,000 while also building up a savings plan to fund tuition or old student loans.

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John on June 27th, 2010

Here are a few of the national scholarship programs with deadline dates coming up in July 2010. Remember to check your scholarship lists regularly, you never know when a new award will be offered!

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With tuition bills up higher than ever and jobs for youngsters getting harder to find, its more important than ever that parents try to help out their kids in saving up some money for future school expenses.

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John on June 3rd, 2010

Although jobs are getting harder to find, more young people are coping with the missing opportunities by enrolling in college after high school graduation. For those who still need to find a job this summer, there are a few things you can do to improve your odds.

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John on May 30th, 2010

While summer isn’t the time you’re usually thinking about how to find money for college, there are some national scholarships with deadlines coming up in June 2010.

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With a 100,000 teaching jobs on the line, president Obama is looking for Congressional support for the latest bailout of the public school system.

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Frontline has recently released a great documentary video on the state of for-profit education in America – be sure to give this a view before you or someone you know signs up for the most expensive degree programs around!

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And by completing a short essay about the benefits and drawbacks of using technology in the classroom, seven students will receive scholarships of $1,000 to help with their initial college costs.

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John on April 26th, 2010

Course Smart has a great deal for students who are just now realizing that text books are a good way to get prepared for those final exams.

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John on March 30th, 2010

One way to get your resume seen by more hiring managers is by publishing it in a place where they can quickly locate it through a search of important key words. Instead of trying to find the person with the job you want, let them find you!

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Florida’s Bright Futures Scholarship is being targeted for spending cuts again, but the current proposals are a long way from being put in to effect.

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Now for Spring 2010, there’s a coupon available to provide an extra 10% discount on all textbook rentals through Chegg.com. Find out how to cash in with some of the cheapest college books around.

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President Obama has announced the recipients of his Nobel Prize charitable donations, and groups that work to advance higher education are obviously a top priority as they’re receiving the largest part of his prize money.

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John on March 8th, 2010

Some large scholarships available for American students studying abroad have deadline dates coming in April 2010. Learn more here about some of the large scholarship awards with upcoming application deadlines – or how to find even more programs you’re eligible for.

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John on February 22nd, 2010

Here are some of the notable national scholarships with deadlines coming up in March 2010. Click here to learn more about these free college funding opportunities and information about where you can find even more awards and scholarship programs.

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Textbooks rentals are also available now at discount prices for quarter-based school calendars. Whether you have a non-traditional schedule or you’re just slacking, its a great time to get books at the lowest prices possible.

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John on February 7th, 2010

Every year, some individuals and businesses try to profit from uninformed students who don’t know how to get started with their Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Fortunately, you don’t need to spend a penny in order to apply for this financial assistance program.

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John on January 28th, 2010

There’s a great discount available for students who still need textbooks. You can rent them online and have them delivered in a few days, all at 10% off the normal prices!

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John on January 28th, 2010

Obama took time in his State of the Union Speech to outline his vision for the future of Pell Grants. Unfortunately, the president’s spoken ideals may not match the political reality in Congress.

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Walmart and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund are teaming up for another scholarship with an approaching deadline. Act fast, because applications will only be accepted for a few more days!

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Upromise is one of the best ways to turn everyday spending into money for college expenses – and now they’re even adding a hundred more scholarships for deserving students.

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The Hispanic College Fund is providing a series of scholarship programs for Hispanic students studying various academic fields. Learn more about the scholarships with deadlines in February of 2010.

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John on January 22nd, 2010

How should students prioritize the process of applying for financial aid, scholarships, and grants? Here is a time frame for helping students put funding opportunities in the right order of importance.

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John on January 22nd, 2010

Here are some college scholarship programs with upcoming deadlines. Read on for some popular scholarships with application due dates in February of 2010.

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Collegiate athletics are an expensive endeavor, and few teams actually turn a profit for their home schools. Are you paying extra for college in order to have a home team to route for?

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John on January 16th, 2010

Renting textbooks online just got even cheaper – learn about how you can find books online and have them delivered with no shipping costs!

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John on January 2nd, 2010

A new year marks a new season for federal financial aid. All college students should spend a bit of time ensuring their FAFSA profiles are up to date for 2010!

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College textbooks aren’t getting any cheaper, but there are ways to get around the basic costs so you can show up prepared to class with a bit more money left in your account.

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