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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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9 Financial Aid Questions to Ask Before Choosing a College (College Basics)

Most students look at a variety of factors in choosing a college to which they will apply. Do they cater to my major? I’m interested in distance education; do they offer online programs?

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College Planning

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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College Planning

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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College Planning

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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Paying For School

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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College Planning

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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College Planning