5 Tips for Managing Finances and Saving Money As a College Student

5 Tips for Managing Finances and Saving Money As a College Student

Being college students (especially college students who are away from home) we find ourselves with a new sense of independence and responsibility. We spread our…

What Happened When I Tracked My Expenses for a Week

What Happened When I Tracked My Expenses for a Week

Since landing my first part-time job as a junior in high school and working since then, I’ve always been one who admittedly spends more money than…

How to Make a Responsible College Choice in High School

How to Make a Responsible College Choice in High School

Most high school students apply to more than one college or university, and getting into more than one can leave you with some tough decisions…

8 Ways to Have Fun in a City as a Broke College Student

8 Ways to Have Fun in a City as a Broke College Student

Here’s how to make the best of your time living in or near a big city without spending money: Throw away your credit card(s). Go…

TP’s Guide to Appealing Financial Aid

TP’s Guide to Appealing Financial Aid

Getting into your dream school (or any school for that matter) can be extremely exciting, yet often when you get your financial aid award a…

3 Ways to Maximize Your Post-Dorm College Budget

3 Ways to Maximize Your Post-Dorm College Budget

Some may call me cheap and some may call me thrifty. Either way, savings are the aim of my game. I cringe every single time…

Federal vs. Private Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

Federal vs. Private Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

Student loans. Arguably two of the scariest words in the human language. Even the most prepared students can find themselves confused and bewildered when it…

4 Things to Know When Navigating the Admissions Process as a First-Generation Student

4 Things to Know When Navigating the Admissions Process as a First-Generation Student

For first-generation students (those who are the first in their family to attend college), the idea of applying to a four year university can at…

15 Ways to Save Money Around Your Dorm

15 Ways to Save Money Around Your Dorm

Money definitely does not grow on trees. With limited finances and textbooks that cost of hundred of dollars (not to mention the beast that is…

5 Things I Wish I Knew When Searching for College

5 Things I Wish I Knew When Searching for College

Ah, it’s that time of year again. It’s a time when thousands of students flock to College Confidential, US News & World Ranking, and other…

4 Tips for Transitioning to a College Budget

4 Tips for Transitioning to a College Budget

If you’ve spent your high school years blissfully unaware of your bank account balance and completely at the mercy of your parents’ spending habits, then…

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

5 Things All Seniors Need to Do for Financial Aid Now

This summer for seniors marks the beginning of their journey to college (after all those standardized tests and AP exams). It’s the time to figure…

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