A Candid Conversation About Financial Aid

A Candid Conversation About Financial Aid

Financial aid forms, offices, workers, and buildings are ridiculously scary and confusing. Most people don’t know what forms they need to fill out to receive…

Your Guide to College Entertainment on a Budget

Your Guide to College Entertainment on a Budget

You want to spend time with your friends this weekend. But once again, instead of your friends just hanging out in their apartment, your friend…

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…

5 Steps to Turning Hobbies into Cash in College

5 Steps to Turning Hobbies into Cash in College

College students are perpetually trying to find the financial balance. Between tuition, groceries, books, and school supplies money can disappear pretty quickly. Finding money that…

4 Places to Find Out About Financial Aid

4 Places to Find Out About Financial Aid

Especially when you’re first starting the college process, it’s hard to know exactly who to talk to about your financial aid questions. Financial aid can be…

5 Ways to Cut Corners and Save a Little Extra Dough in College

5 Ways to Cut Corners and Save a Little Extra Dough in College

We get it. You’re in college. You’re broke. You had a shoestring budget for a while. Then you had to sell the shoestring. When you…

Op-Ed: Merit Scholarships Aren’t As Great As You Think

Op-Ed: Merit Scholarships Aren’t As Great As You Think

Democratic presidential candidates have recently made splashes by promising to reduce college tuition. This follows on the footsteps of Germany’s decision to entirely eliminate tuition…

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Morning Coffee

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Morning Coffee

Coffee: defined as the fuel that keeps college students going. Morning after morning thousands of students hop in their cars or walk down the street…

Hidden Fees: What Financial Aid and Scholarships Might Not Cover

Hidden Fees: What Financial Aid and Scholarships Might Not Cover

Every day, newspapers and media report the increasing cost of college tuition. What students don’t realize is that the supplementary costs of attending higher education also…

How to Find College Jobs That Pay More Than Minimum Wage

How to Find College Jobs That Pay More Than Minimum Wage

If you live in a state like South Carolina (like I do), minimum wage (MW) is the dumps. There are plenty of opportunities on campus…

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