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A Financial Mistake You May Have To Make In College

My older brother recently encouraged me to read The Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make In College, and I safely assured him after reading it that I was already doing what the book said. 617 more words

Affordable College

3 Questions to Ask Your Financial Aid Counselor

Every once in awhile I get a student who comes into my office and asks the golden question: “What question(s) should I be asking right now?” This is great because it reminds me to go through the student’s comprehensive file instead of pigeonholing them into whatever query they originally brought to my desk. 610 more words

Student Debt

The Scholarship Hound

So, not to sound like an infomercial, but have you heard about Scholly?

Scholly is an app created by Christopher Gray and a team of friends to help students find scholarships. 722 more words

Student Debt

Loan-ly, I am so loan-ly

I was lucky enough to have my parents fund my undergraduate degree. But pretty much since the time I could hold a pencil, they let me know that for any education after that, I would be on my own. 932 more words

Getting Into Med School (Making Dreams Happen): Scholarship Applications that Win

When I think about planning ahead for scholarships, I think macro and micro; first, I think about the need for vision – you need to make sure that the activities you participate in that take up the most time are contributing to your end goal. 1,080 more words


Is it possible?

With the class of 2016 averaging about $37,000 in student loan debt upon graduation, I understand the skepticism. And I should preface this blog by saying, I am not currently a debt-free student. 325 more words


Wonderful Thursday

Today is the day. Today is my day. Today, I answer the question “How are you?” with a cheery WONDERFUL!

Anyone that has seen me this week knows that it has not been a pretty standard week here at the Universities at Shady Grove. 363 more words