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Parenting Your High School Senior During College Decision Time

How to offer guidance without taking control.

By Anne Vaccaro Brady

With at least a couple of college acceptance letters and financial aid packages in hand, your high school senior knows decision time is looming. 721 more words


What is the difference between a loan, a grant and a scholarship?

A loan is borrowed money that must be repaid after graduation — with interest; this means that for every year that you don’t repay the money, you owe a little bit more than what you initially borrowed. 46 more words


Don’t shy away from seeking med school scholarships: Tips to finding, earning awards

Anna was a first-year medical student who came to me seeking advice for success in medical school.

She was surprised when one of the topics I touched upon was medical school scholarships and awards. 590 more words


Tips for older student loan borrowers

How can older Americans sidestep student debt trouble?

With the need to retool career skills or pursue new vocations, more Americans are taking on loans to finance education later in life — for new degrees, certificates or course work called continuing education units to improve knowledge in demanding professions.

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Statement on Board of Visitors’ Affordable Excellence Model

In an unprecedented rush vote Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Visitors (BOV) voted to approve a new plan recommended by the Finance Subcommittee that will consist of what a… 492 more words

Study Abroad Scholarships: 3 Ways to Find Them

Studying abroad is not cheap. Many factors can cause a hefty price tag – tuition costs, plane tickets, living costs, food, and recreational activities, just to name a few – and it’s no surprise that costs associated with studying abroad can prevent students from this wonderful experience. 341 more words

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Understanding Your PUC Financial Aid Estimate

Wondering how much college will cost is probably the biggest concern many high school seniors (and their parents!) have right now, with the fall quickly approaching. 677 more words

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