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4 Warning Signs you’re headed for Student Loan Default

September is here, which means a new school year is getting underway. Even if you’re not heading back to college this fall, you may still be paying for it. 735 more words

Financial Aid

Suddenly, College: Money, Money, Money

For the UAS Whalesong

It’s just about that time of year again – the mildly passive-aggressive time of year when you are not-so-subtly reminded that it’s time to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) so that you can be eligible for as much free money as possible. 631 more words


A Decision Made

Monday I went to the career college to talk about the dental assistant program. It went very well, and I got a tour of the place, and the classroom. 480 more words

Insight Into Me

5 Mistakes College Freshmen Make

Hello there! It’s your favorite professor! I noticed you signed up for my composition class and that you are a freshman. Welcome! I want you to be successful! 614 more words

Teen Parenting

Your College Freshman is Coming Home for Spring Break Soon

Helping your teen and your family make the most of this time off.

 By Anne Vaccaro Brady

If your freshman is skipping the fun in the sun Spring Break and heading home instead, realize his expectations for these 9 or 10 days might be different than yours. 691 more words


FAFSA: Just Do It!

Many families skip the FAFSA on the assumption they won’t qualify for need-based aid. While that may or may not be true, there are plenty of other good reasons to fill it out. 251 more words

Financial Aid

Sticker Shock: How to Budget for the College Search

Rising college tuition and fees have been well studied and reported in the media. The cost of attendance at many of the most selective private colleges and universities can top $60,000 per year. 684 more words