12 Confessions (and Tips) from a Financial Ignoramus
Financial Aid

12 Confessions (and Tips) from a Financial Ignoramus

So…Hi. I’m Jasmine, and I’m a first-year student at Scripps College. I’m far away from home, with a brand new debit card, and a not-completely-formed-yet…

The Scholarship Paradox
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The Scholarship Paradox

Congratulations on your acceptance to Your Childhood Dream University! After a detailed analysis of your financial situation, we have come to the decision to award…

The Balancing Act: Working a Job in College
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The Balancing Act: Working a Job in College

School is a stressful time for everyone. Teachers seem to get extremely anxious and aggravated as the year progresses, and as a student, it’s hard…

The CSS Profile Paradox: You Have to Pay Money to Get Money
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The CSS Profile Paradox: You Have to Pay Money to Get Money

Right about this time last year, I had 39 colleges on my list. Crazy, right?  I was super pumped! I had amazing supplements in mind…

8 Tips for Avoiding Financial Aid Nightmares
Financial Aid

8 Tips for Avoiding Financial Aid Nightmares

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single high school senior in possession of a good FAFSA account must be in want of a…

The “Odd” Scholarships
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The “Odd” Scholarships

As Yeezy season comes to a close and college admissions season takes it place, many students, both high school and college kids, overlook the opportunities…

Fee Waivers and Why They’re Awesome
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Fee Waivers and Why They’re Awesome

Your college experience is invaluable, but we all understand that it is EXPENSIVE. Between tuition payments, room and board,  all of the club dues you’ll…

Price Versus Priorities: The College Investment Plan
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Price Versus Priorities: The College Investment Plan

Continuing one’s education at a post-secondary institution is a huge financial investment. The cost of education has increased dramatically over the past decade. For many,…

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Applying for Financial Aid But Should
Financial Aid

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Applying for Financial Aid But Should

I’ll be honest: I was REALLY bad at applying for financial aid at first. Like, I let the papers sit on my desk for two…

6 Scholarships for Women You Should Check Out NOW!
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6 Scholarships for Women You Should Check Out NOW!

Summer is the best time to start looking for scholarships. Without the pressure of school, you probably have a lot of free time to devote…

3 Scholarship Posting Sites and Other Swaggerific Tips
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3 Scholarship Posting Sites and Other Swaggerific Tips

Scholarships are important. Like grants, they don’t have to be paid back, so obviously you want a good chunk of your financial aid to be…

A Financial Aid Breakdown: So What Exactly Is EFC?
Financial Aid

A Financial Aid Breakdown: So What Exactly Is EFC?

Debunking How Much College Should Cost Before Even Getting In When looking at the price tag of many of the colleges across the nation, you…

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