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So, You Didn’t Get a Scholarship... Go To College Anyway!

Round about now you might be receiving some bad news about some of those scholarships you applied for this year. But just because you didn’t win the first few scholarships that you applied for doesn’t mean you should automatically hurl yourself into the ocean of blue-collar employment. 548 more words

College

Collaborating with College Financial Aid Professionals in Advancing Inclusiveness, Peace, and Social Justice, VASFAA Conference, 4/23-26

By: David J. Smith, April 25, 2017

I spend much of my time on the road visiting colleges and universities promoting the teaching and learning of peacebuilding and conflict resolution.   463 more words

Higher Education

Create a Plan Now to Help Pay Off Student Loans Earlier

For many college graduates, the grace period before they have to start making student loan payments is quickly coming to an end. November marks the first month many of these former students will be required to make a payment on the loans they received. 751 more words

Financial Aid

Sign on the dotted line

By: Anna Landsverk

landsveran@mnstate.edu

March is a crappy time of year—we never know whether to haul out the sunscreen or the snowblower, and semester fatigue and midterms can hit us in the face like an unwelcome Frisbee. 629 more words

Opinion

Should You Pay Tuition with a Credit Card? It Depends (But Probably Not)

Move over, student loans: there’s another trend for paying tuition in town.

You already use a credit card for practically everything, so why not just charge your tuition, too? 325 more words

Editorial

COMMON STUDENT LOAN DEBT MISTAKES (AS REPORTED BY DREW HOUSMAN ON WWW.THESIMPLEDOLLAR.COM)

Student debt is a big problem in the United States today. 54% of young workers report that right now, paying off student loans come before saving for retirement. 118 more words

Retirement

Scholarship Saturday - April 22, 2017

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Some are large scholarships that are well publicized, while others are lesser known. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday. 6,745 more words

Scholarships