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financial aid

State Grants for Arizona Students

The State of Arizona currently has two financial aid programs available to residents and students. Here’s what you need to know about each and how you can apply for college grants. Arizona College Grants Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program The Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program is a forgivable loan for students who are interested in …
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financial aid

State Grants for Alaska Students

Are you planning to attend college in Alaska? There are only two grant and scholarship programs in the state, but here’s what you need to know about financial aid and state grants in Alaska. Alaska College Grants Alaska Education Grant The Alaska Education Grant (AEG) is need-based and awards between $500 and $4,000 per academic …
grants for college
financial aid

State Grants for Alabama Students

  Are you planning on going to school in Alabama? This state has plenty of grant and scholarship programs for college! Here are a few you need to note, plus the information you need to apply to them. Alabama College Grants Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational Benefit Program The Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational Benefit Program is …
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careers & internships

10 Perfect Jobs for People Persons

Are people drawn to you? Do new people open up and love to talk with you about everything and anything? If so, you might be a people person! A people person is someone who naturally connects with others even if they’ve just met them. Being a people person can be super rewarding, especially in the …
student loans

5 Student Loan Apps For Paying Off Debt Faster

On average, student loan borrowers take about 20 years to pay off their loans. Living with debt hanging over your head for so long can be incredibly stressful. It also hampers your ability to spend your hard-earned money on fun things. Paying off student loans earlier rather than later can be a huge relief. As …
Christine Yuan Scholarship Winner

Q&A Interview with Scholarship Winner Christine Yuan

Congratulations are in order for College Raptor’s most recent $1,000 scholarship winner, Christine Yuan! We had a chance to interview her about her college planning experience. Here’s what she had to say. Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I will be a college freshman in the fall. I am spending this summer working. I …
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financial aid, scholarships

Top Companies That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement is one of those little-known perks that many companies offer their employees. Companies that offer tuition reimbursement generally agree to pay eligible employees a set amount or a percentage of their college costs. This is great news for students who are struggling to get out from under their student loan debt. There’s no …
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student life, tips tools & advice

How to Make the Best Class Schedule

In college, you have the complete freedom of choosing the classes you take at the time that works best for you. Building a class schedule that works well with your personal and professional life is the ultimate key to a successful college career. You want to make sure you’re adding time blocks in, so you’re …

College Raptor and Ocelot Partner to Provide Greater College Cost Transparency

Colleges and universities that use both platforms can now bring greater price transparency and educational tools to students and parents planning and paying for college. IOWA CITY, IA – College Raptor, the leading provider of Net Price Calculators (NPCs), and Ocelot, higher education’s most-deployed and fastest-growing AI-powered Student Communication Platform, announced today that they have …