Posts Tagged ‘Scholarships’

  There is so much to prepare for financially when it comes to college, and the cost of tuition is easily the largest expense for any student to budget for. Although tuition costs continue to rise, college can still be affordable, with some of the following tips that can help to lower your tuition expenses: […]

If you’ve been exploring options for college, it’s likely you’ve noticed the difference in pricing between public universities and private universities. Private colleges tend to be much more expensive than public schools, so the question is, are the extra tuition costs worth it? In the end, this is a question that only you can answer […]

A few money mistakes in your early 20’s can still haunt you well into adulthood, so try to avoid the following money mistakes that college students are often prone to making: Getting into credit card debt College students with limited financial resources are likely to obtain their first credit cards during these years and rack […]

As a college student, it can be easy to forget about the economical aspect of going to school. But as a young adult that is just beginning to get a taste of the real world, it’s important to realize that certain decisions you make, help to build the foundation of your financials for many years […]

The following are some ways you can fund your college education:  Apply for federal financial assistance If you or your family falls into a specific income bracket, you may qualify for financial aid. Financial aid can help to cover some or all of your college expenses, and you can continue to receive this money as […]

With the nationwide average for college ranging anywhere from to $10,000 to $40,000 and up, many people throughout the country struggle to come up with the cash needed to fund their education. And that’s just for tuition, which can be double or triple that amount when you’re attending an out-of-state or private school. And then […]

Here’s how you can take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—both in the planning stages and once you arrive—if you’re on a tight budget: Consider an exchange program If the idea of studying abroad appeals to you, but you’re also open to the idea of other programs, consider a foreign exchange program. You will live with […]

Have you always dreamed of studying abroad, even for just one semester? More and more colleges throughout the country are offering these programs for their students, but they don’t come cheap. Here’s how you can take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—both in the planning stages and once you arrive—if you’re on a tight budget: Choose […]

College can be expensive and for some, getting accepted is only half the battle. The real issue may come with paying for the hefty fees associated with tuition, housing, and other college-related expenses, such as books and materials. Although financial aid is meant to provide monetary support for those who qualify, it is not always […]