Thank You Notes: Write Them for Goodness Sake!
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Thank You Notes: Write Them for Goodness Sake!

Ahh, the end of senior year: time to sit back, relax, let ‘em hate and watch the (scholarship) money pile up. But please, while you’re…

Forever A-Loan: The Last Post You Will Ever Need on How to Pay for College
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Forever A-Loan: The Last Post You Will Ever Need on How to Pay for College

Fact: Scenes from The Exorcist were filmed in a basement on Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus. This is almost as scary as my Fordham tuition…

4 LGBTQ Scholarships You Need to Look At This Summer
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4 LGBTQ Scholarships You Need to Look At This Summer

The Point Scholarship is the most significant LGBTQ scholarship in the country. It’s a big deal, y’all. The Pointe Foundation helps to give out scholarship…

TuitionCoach: A Great Way to Demystify Financial Aid
Financial Aid

TuitionCoach: A Great Way to Demystify Financial Aid

While financial aid in college is always a blessing, it does make the maze of college applications and admissions that much more complicated. Rifling through…

Case Study: My Financial Aid Experience
Financial Aid

Case Study: My Financial Aid Experience

Financial aid is quite a tricky thing, and though there are many ways of gauging aid before you apply to schools, you never quite know…

Out-of-State Waivers: An Awesome But Underutilized Financial Aid Resource
Financial Aid

Out-of-State Waivers: An Awesome But Underutilized Financial Aid Resource

Typically, at least when talking about public universities, going to school in-state is cheaper than going to school out-of-state. However, college is a once in…

3 Large Scholarship Programs You Need to Check Out ASAP
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3 Large Scholarship Programs You Need to Check Out ASAP

While there is a lot of talk about crazy scholarships that literally award everything from having the same last name to being left-handed, it is…

Need-Blind Versus Need-Aware: The Never-Ending Struggle Bus
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Need-Blind Versus Need-Aware: The Never-Ending Struggle Bus

This past fall, upwards of thirty Wesleyan University students stood outside a Board of Trustees meeting holding a sign that said “Let Us Into The…

The Importance of Being (FAFSA) Early
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The Importance of Being (FAFSA) Early

Financial aid is an important part to anyone’s college career. I know that if I didn’t have any one section of my financial aid it…

Schools that Fit Your Need(s): Schools with the Best Need-Based Financial Aid
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Schools that Fit Your Need(s): Schools with the Best Need-Based Financial Aid

What greatly shaped my college list was my need for financial aid, and lots of it. I mean, TONS of it. Are you in my…

¡Los Locos Scholarshipos!
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¡Los Locos Scholarshipos!

Unfortunately, “scholarshipos” is not a real Spanish word; it’s becas. However, learning Spanish is not the point of this article (but it may very well be…

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