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Five ways to cut down your college costs (ABC News)

Education pays. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, people with Bachelor’s degrees earned more than 60% higher than those with just a high school diploma.

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Identifying The Worst Colleges In America (NPR)

For years,Washington Monthly has been rating and ranking the nation’s colleges. But for its 2014 edition, the magazine has done something new. It has put out a list of what it says are the nation’s worst colleges.

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The Challenges Of College Financing Facing High School Seniors (Forbes)

Many high school seniors are busy applying for college right now. Filling out applications, tracking down recommendations, and writing amazing essays. But even if these students are accepted at the schools they choose, they face another challenge: paying for it.

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7 Creative Ways to Find Cash for College (The Root)

With college tuition skyrocketing, pursuing your educational dreams may seem out of reach. The average student carries nearly $29,000 in student-loan debt. However, you don’t have to be part of this statistic.

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Motivating an Unmotivated Student (Smart College Visit)

One of my friends recently asked me for some tips on motivating an unmotivated student. Honestly, it’s a question I asked myself years ago when my son was an average student and not making any attempt to focus on college goals.

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Are You Hovering or Helping Your Student?

It’s no surprise. Colleges and universities view today’s breed of college parent with some disdain. They see us as interfering in our student’s lives and overly involved in the college admissions process.

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