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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.…

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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…

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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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Your health is everything. When you become ill, other aspects of your life are adversely affected. That’s why it’s important to do whatever you can to make sure you get the healthcare you deserve from your medical providers. Remember your doctor works for you not the other way around. Here are five simple tips for becoming an empowered patient.  By Sheiresa Ngo

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Toronto Woman Crowdfunds Her Way From Homeless to Harvard

How Tonika Morgan raised thousands in order to attend Harvard grad school

Toronto woman Tonika Morgan raised her tuition via crowdfunding in order to attend Harvard grad…

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5 Colleges That Are Planning to Lower Tuition in Fall 2015

See what steps these colleges are taking to make their school more affordable

Five colleges across the nation that are planning to reduce their annual tuition this fall.

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Starbucks Expands College Tuition Program for Workers

Coffee chain agrees to offer free college tuition for four years instead of two

Starbucks expands its partnership with Arizona State University to offer free tuition for four years…

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Stanford University Offers Free Tuition to Families Earning Less than $125,000

Stanford announces expansion of their financial aid package

Stanford University expands financial aid package to offer free tuition to families earning less than…

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Paul Quinn College Maps Out Plan to Have Students Pay Just $2,300 to Attend

The HBCU makes it mandatory for students to work off their tuition

Paul Quinn College in Dallas offers a new work-study program that will reduce tuition to…

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First Lady Reminds Students to Access their FAFSA Forms in New Education Video

Michelle Obama encourages students to fill out their 2015 financial aid applications

First Lady Michelle Obama releases a new video that reminds students to fill out their…

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What You Should Know about FAFSA

Arm yourself with the information you need

If you’re preparing to head to college, one important task you’ll have to attend to…

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