5 Tips on Making the Most of Your Meal Plan

5 Tips on Making the Most of Your Meal Plan

If you’re a college student, chances are the one of your biggest struggles revolves around food: what to get, where to get it from, how…

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 Take Advantage of Hidden Financial Aid Opportunities

How to Take Advantage of Hidden Financial Aid Opportunities

The sticker price of college is scary to look at, but financial aid and scholarships help with the cost, and you can figure out some…

Op-Ed: Is There Really No Such Thing as Free College?

Op-Ed: Is There Really No Such Thing as Free College?

Disclaimer: The Prospect does not endorse any political candidates. Just throwing out some ideas. If you’ve been keeping up with this presidential election, you know…

5 Awesome Scholarship Search Engines You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

5 Awesome Scholarship Search Engines You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There’s a scholarship for everyone, no matter who you are. College students, high school students, and even middle school students can benefit from a little…

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…

How Many Students Loans Are Too Many Student Loans?

How Many Students Loans Are Too Many Student Loans?

Possibly the single biggest factor in deciding which college to attend is price. It doesn’t matter how small the classes are, or how many research…

4 Scholarships You Totally Have to Apply To

4 Scholarships You Totally Have to Apply To

Going to college is as expensive as ever, and the cost is only going up. As such, it is imperative that a prospective college student…

The Returning Student’s Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA

The Returning Student’s Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA

Once you get to college, it doesn’t mean you are done applying for financial aid. You must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)…

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…

How to Prepare for Work-Study as Your First Job

How to Prepare for Work-Study as Your First Job

  Most college financial aid packages are broken down into several categories: loan, grant, parent contribution, student contribution, and work-study. The way work-study functions can…

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