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Scholarships with June 2015 deadlines

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. 3,580 more words


Scholarship Saturday - May 2, 2015

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. 1,410 more words


Overheard at the Financial Fitness Fair

Today I helped out at a Financial Fitness Fair at a local high school. What is a Financial Fitness Fair, you might be asking? Well, it’s basically a more realistic version of the game LIFE for high school students. 847 more words


How Are You Paying For College?

by Grace aka costofcollege

As the deadline for high school seniors to choose a college approaches, the challenge of how to pay is has been a recent topic of discussion for many families.   514 more words

Learning the History of Nazi Germany Through Andrea Carrizales' Eyes

This post is written by Andrea Carrizales, a spring student blogger and Eastfield and Richland college student.

Nazi history secrets unveil before my eyes: I learn about military strategies and political philosophies, along with many names that helped change history, forever. 383 more words


One Person's Misery Is Another Person's...Math Problem

Hat tip to Rob Carrick of Globe and Mail for pointing out a CNN story titled “I’m 57 and owe $152,000 in student loans,” which he described as “student loan hell.” 600 more words

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Wes Moss: Why a college degree is still worth it

I recently played “The Game of Life” for the first time in decades with my two older sons.

We were sitting around the board at the dining room table, and it hit me how realistic this game can be. 580 more words