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What is the CSS Profile and how do I apply?
Like FAFSA, the CSS Profile evaluates your eligibility for financial aid – but in this case, aid provided by institutions. Learn more about the CSS Profile and what you need to do to apply.
Student loan repayment options
Learn about student loan repayment options and keep your financial future under your control.
Types of student loans: advantages, disadvantages, and how to apply
Student loans have always had a bad rap, yet remain a necessity for many students. Learn more about the different types of loans, and select the option that meets your needs and minimizes your student debt.
What is the Federal Pell Grant?
Federal Pell Grants are awarded to eligible students, typically from low income households. This grant does not need to be paid back, meaning it offers life-changing possibilities for many students.
How to write an effective scholarship essay
Although many people consider writing a good scholarship essay to be an art form, our tips can make this task manageable and, dare we say, even fun.
How to apply for a scholarship
Each year millions of dollars in scholarships go unused. Learn about different scholarships and how...
University price fixing lawsuit may do real damage
The 568 Group's alleged financial aid conspiracy threatens to do greater damage to higher education's...
How to successfully apply for FAFSA
Navigate through the FASFA process with ease by checking out this helpful guide that outlines...
What every student should know about college endowments
Students are the main beneficiaries of their school’s endowment at most colleges. Find out how...
How to budget as a student
Budgeting as a student is no easy feat. Read our financial experts tips to saving...
Calculating ROI – or the earning potential of a degree
By basing the choice of degree program and educational institution on return on investment (ROI)...
What you need to know about need-blind admissions
Need-blind admissions helps students who are at a financial disadvantage have an equal opportunity to...
How to start investing while still in college
Investing online has never been easier, but getting started can be intimidating. Smart investments in...
Get paid to get your Ph.D.
This guide covers the university-based paid positions commonly filled by Ph.D. students.