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What the Worst Colleges Have In Common (Forbes)

I’ve always felt you can get a decent education just about anywhere — community colleges, trade schools, the streets of Chicago.

But some colleges are better than others in getting you a degree and not leaving you high and dry in horrendous debt.

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Busting the Myths of Haggling for College Aid (Reuters)

My daughter learned this little ditty in preschool: “You get what you get, and you don’t get upset.” Parents who are convinced they can haggle their way to a better financial aid package might want to learn it, too.

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Uneventful Day - Jan 3rd, 2015

It was not until I typed the subject line to this post that I remembered that it was 2015 and not 2014. Ha, I do not know about you but every year I go through the period where I have to adjust to placing the right year on my papers and everything else that requires a date. 521 more words


10 Tools to Use for a Tailored College Cost Estimate (US News)

Unravel the Mystery of College Costs

For many students, what they’ll pay to attend college​ isn’t clear. ​

But paying for college doesn’t have to remain a mystery.

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Think athletic scholarships are a 'holy grail'? Think again (CNBC)

Stand long enough on the sidelines of any youth sports tournament and you will hear conversations about coaches, sports travel, and the cost of uniforms and gear.

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Ten things not to do when your child is applying to college (The Washington Post)

It’s the thick of college application season, and your child is diligently churning out common application essays while simultaneously studying for four or five Advanced Placement exams and researching scholarships, right?

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