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GoFundMe can help pay your college tuition bills

Education is the second-most-popular category on GoFundMe.

It’s easy to do.

… GoFundMe and other sites, like Crowdrise, let individuals pursue personal fund-raising. You create a profile, including a photo and an explanation of what you’re seeking the money for, and then spread the word on networks like Facebook and Twitter.

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Paying For College

Trends in Student Loans

So what’s new in student loans?

  • Student loan by the numbers (Bloomberg):  One number that stood out for me is 93% of borrowers have balance under $30K…
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Have you heard about this new “micro-scholarship” website? Students enter achievements, grades and other activities into their accounts beginning as early as 9th grade, and can get an instant snapshot as to how much money they could receive in scholarship dollars from a wide variety of colleges. 93 more words

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Scholarship Saturday - September 13, 2014

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Some are large scholarships that are well publicized, while others are lesser known. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday. 836 more words

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Viewpoint: The irony of college education prices

The whole concept in itself used to puzzle me. I mean, what was college supposed to be good for? Maturation? Learning? Experimenting?

Was it supposed to be a place where we’re reckless with our heart and mind, get drunk until we pass out and try to find the love of our life? 685 more words

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Why do Students Borrow so Much?

Let’s face it: to afford attending college in this day and age, many students need to take out a loan (or several). Each year, more and more students are graduating college with thousands in student debt that they need to pay back. 367 more words

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Case Study: Paying for College

Susan Smith looked at her calendar and couldn’t believe it was April already.  As a College Counselor at GoodTimes High School, she always looked forward to this time of the year.   1,660 more words

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