Don’t let the college dream become a college nightmare

Don’t let the college dream become a college nightmare

We see it often at this time of year. The time of year when students are receiving college letters telling them they are accepted or waitlisted or rejected. The time of year when families are receiving college letters telling them what they are expected to pay for the privilege of attending that school. It can be a dream, or it can be a horror story.

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How can your student gain valuable career experience and earn a free ride to college?

How can your student gain valuable career experience and earn a free ride to college?

Today’s students are often looking for a way to serve others and their community. In addition, they are thinking about how to pay for their education. Military service in one of its many forms can meet both needs--paying for college and providing a much needed service to our country. You may want to take a closer look.

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What happens when you can’t pay your student loan bill?

What happens when you can’t pay your student loan bill?

We hope the day never comes. The day when you lose a job, face extreme medical bills, or suffer a loss resulting in unexpected expenses. Suddenly, the budget you worked so hard to plan goes out the window. You are faced with being unable to pay your student loan debt.

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Getting the Most Need-Based Financial Aid You Can

Getting the Most Need-Based Financial Aid You Can

Determining a family’s need when looking at college costs, can be a tricky task because different colleges come at the problem in different ways. Each of the 3 different methodologies could save thousands of dollars depending on a family’s financial situation, but understanding which formula your targeted colleges use and how each works is key to finding those savings.

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