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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.

March 30, 2022 | by Brittany Mailhot

Student loan repayment options

Learn about student loan repayment options and keep your financial future under your control.

March 21, 2022 | by Brittany Mailhot

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.

March 18, 2022 | by Brittany Mailhot

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.

January 28, 2022 | by Brittany Mailhot

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.

January 26, 2022 | by Brittany Mailhot

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How to apply for a scholarship

Each year millions of dollars in scholarships go unused. Learn about different scholarships and how...

January 24, 2022 | by Miranda Marquit

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...

January 15, 2022 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

How to successfully apply for FAFSA

Navigate through the FASFA process with ease by checking out this helpful guide that outlines...

January 12, 2022 | by Miranda Marquit

What every student should know about college endowments

Students are the main beneficiaries of their school’s endowment at most colleges. Find out how...

December 24, 2021 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

How to budget as a student

Budgeting as a student is no easy feat. Read our financial experts tips to saving...

November 23, 2021 | by Miranda Marquit

Calculating ROI – or the earning potential of a degree

By basing the choice of degree program and educational institution on return on investment (ROI)...

November 8, 2021 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

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...

October 27, 2021 | by Dr. Michael Nietzel

How to start investing while still in college

Investing online has never been easier, but getting started can be intimidating. Smart investments in...

October 11, 2021 | by Miranda Marquit

Get paid to get your Ph.D.

This guide covers the university-based paid positions commonly filled by Ph.D. students.

November 9, 2020 | by Will Bennis