Feb 21, 2017

Paying for College

HomePage_StateSearchWhen all is said and done, paying for college usually ends up costing way more than you thought it would in the beginning. While tuition costs are high enough, as a student you must also take into account paying for books, traveling expenses, a computer, and keeping a roof over your head. For non-traditional students hoping to return to school to jump-start their career, these costs can be overwhelming and even impossible without the help of federal or private lenders.

In this section, you can read articles to help you get the information you need to help you find the right financing for your college education. We cover everything from the basics, including how financial aid works as well as tips on how to win a college scholarship here. You will also learn about alternative ways to finance your college education, including loans, and how to save even more money through internships, externships, and work-study programs.

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Articles and Resources

February Scholarships Alert – 42 Scholarships closing this month

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How College Financial Aid Works

Most full-time students currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning receive some type of financial aid from the federal government, state government, post-secondary institutions, corporati...[read more...]

How to Search For Scholarships

Since the money does not have to be paid back, scholarships are a great way to decrease a student’s out-of-pocket cost. In some cases, scholarships can even be used to finance a whole education....[read more...]

Do You Qualify for Financial Aid?

More than half of all full-time undergraduate students in the U.S. receive some sort of financial aid. Do you qualify for financial aid? Even if you think you will not qualify, you might in fact be el...[read more...]

Dropping Out and Repaying Financial Aid

Students decide to drop out of college for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s because of a family emergency, work obligations, or general academic stress, students decide to leave college before...[read more...]

Hidden College Costs

When figuring out how much college is probably going to cost, most people tabulate the costs of tuition, room and board, and books, then convinced that they have a pretty good estimate in mind. What m...[read more...]

What is a Perkins Loan?

A Federal Perkins Loan (also known as a Perkins Loan) is a need-based subsidized student loan offered by the United States Department of Education to help students pay for higher education. Named afte...[read more...]

Get a Healthcare Scholarship

Today, the field of healthcare education offers a wide variety of medical school scholarships. These healthcare scholarships help students fund their education so they can one day become competent hea...[read more...]

Save Money at College!

Deciding to go to college is a large financial investment and often ends up costing you more than you originally bargained for. Besides tuition, there are a lot of small costs that can quickly add up ...[read more...]
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