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Scholarships with September deadlines

September is a busy time for college admissions. Students are attending college fairs, visiting college campuses, completing college applications and writing admissions essays. Although students are busy with college admissions duties, students should also be applying for scholarships. 945 more words

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Families are finding various way to cope with rising college costs

Sallie Mae reports that American families are finding various ways to cut college costs.  They are relying more on out-of-pocket contributions and less on student loans. 282 more words

Paying For College

Scholarship Saturday - August 16, 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. 1,061 more words

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22 Colleges Where You Can Earn a Degree for Free. Seriously. (The Hechinger Report)

A few new proposals are calling for making college free nationally—either for two years or all four. But experts say it could be some time before we can entirely say goodbye to tuition bills on all schools across the nation.

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New PLUS Loan Credit Standards (Just in time for school!)

On August 7th, the U.S. Department of Education proposed new regulations to implement new PLUS Loan credit standards.

The draft regulations include provisions similar to those recommended by the negotiated rulemaking committee, which included Dr. 486 more words

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Scholarship Saturday - August 9, 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. 1,204 more words

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4 ways to end up with the least amount of student loan debt without transferring

One way to minimize your student loan debt may be to transfer to a cheaper college. And while that’s a feasible option that some students take, it can be a hit to your heart if you love your school. 882 more words

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