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You Can Go to Grad School

A few months ago one of my colleagues told me she was planning to go…

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How You Can Still Apply to College and Attend School This Fall

NACAC has a great tool you can use—if you act now!

Do you think it’s too late to attend college for this fall? Think again. Whether…

By Chelsea L. Dixon

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The Text Effect: Helping Poor Kids Get to College

Texting works in the short-term, but points to a larger problem

Studies show that text reminders help low-income students stay on task and enroll in college,…

By Robin White Goode

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Financial Aid

10 Questions to Ask the Financial Aid Office

Here are the questions you must ask the financial aid office in order to protect yourself and your financial security

Contacting the financial aid office is important before accepting awards. Asking these ten questions will…

By Jessica Brown

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Financial Aid Myths to Debunk Now

Remember, knowledge is power

I can hardly claim to know everything about financial aid, but in the days when…

By Robin White Goode

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Importance of Building a Relationship With the Financial Aid Office

Be focused and open-minded when securing financial aid

During the college process, you must maintain the focus and remain open-minded. This is especially…

By Jessica Brown

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Is The College You Want to Attend Within Your Financial Means?

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the institution you want to attend is the right one

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the…

By Jessica Brown

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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9 Aspects of College Life to Consider Before You Choose

Weigh the pros and cons of each school before deciding

Does the institution offer a major in the area you’d like to study? If you…

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College Fundamentals: Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter

And deciding which offer to accept

Deciphering a financial aid award letter can be tricky, especially if you’ve been accepted to…

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Free Money? 5 College Scholarships Available for African American Female Students

Find sources of funding or scholarships that are specifically granted to African American women

BlackEnterprise.com provides information on the many scholarships available to help women of color pay for…

By Daron Pressley

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College Fundamentals: Financial Aid 101

Make learning about financing your education a part of earning your degree

Applying for financial aid? It helps to know the lingo and understand what you’re getting…

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College Prices Continue Moderate Rise, College Board Reports

Student Aid Remains Stable, Leading to Increased Net Prices

College prices continue to rise but student aid remains the same, leading to a net…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

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Federal Student Aid Office Offers Must-Have Checklists for Students

Handy lists keep adult and traditional students on track

The Federal Student Aid Office of the Department of Education has developed useful checklists as…

By Robin White Goode

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The 20 Colleges That Account for One-Fifth of All Grad School Debt

Yep, for-profits figure prominently on the list

According to Center for American Progress, 20 colleges are responsible for one-fifth of grad school…

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Your School’s Financial Aid Office is Still a Resource

NASFAA Offers Advice on Student Loan Repayment for New Graduates

NASFAA urges the class of 2015 to use its 6-month grace period to learn all…

By Robin White Goode

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Financial Aid Crucial to College Completion

Fixing FAFSA an important step

Financial aid is a critical piece to the puzzle of completing a college education. Yet,…

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Sen. Warren: Both Parties Are Right About Lowering College Costs

Calls for more accountability, but also more taxpayer spending

Sen. Warren of Mass. says both parties are right about solving the problem of high…

By Robin White Goode

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KIPP in New Orleans: Beating the Odds

Charter high school supports students to and through college

A KIPP charter high school in New Orleans thrives 10 years after Katrina. The school…

By Robin White Goode

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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