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How To Talk Your Teen Down from High-Priced Colleges (MainStreet)

“I want to go to University of Miami, because they have an awesome football team,” my daughter, then a junior in high school, announced. “Julie’s going there and I think I can get in, too.”

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3 College Savings Trends to Consider in 2015 (US News)

For many Americans, the beginning of the year is a time to set goals –goals that are often financial. And while getting out of debt, socking away cash for retirement and earning more income are all noble resolutions for 2015, for parents of children near college age and even younger, saving for college is likely at the top of the list.

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How to shape your college visit list (Citizen-Times)

For many students and their families, spring is the time to make final decisions on where they are going to make a college commitments and send in deposits.

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For parents, now begins the anxious waiting game for college financial aid (The Washington Post)

For the many high-school seniors who already have submitted their college admissions applications, the season of waiting for an acceptance letter has begun. For their parents, there’s a different anxiety-ridden waiting game: For the financial-aid offers that will spell out just how much this is all going to cost.

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7 Cool Majors You Didn’t Know Existed (Her Campus)

The college application process can be a daunting task, especially when it feels like you have too many decisions to make and not enough time to make them.

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Tips for Parents and Students on How to Pick the Right College (Ivywise)

Students don’t have to go to a highly selective college to get a great education and a good job after graduation. With more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the US, there are plenty of options from which college-bound students can choose.

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Avoid Losing Your Student Loan Eligibility (US News Education)

In addition to final exams, college students have something else to worry about this time of year: their financial aid for spring semester. While financial aid is generally calculated and scheduled in the fall for the full year, a student’s actions – or inaction – can cause that aid to be canceled for the spring.

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