Should I Focus on One Scholarship Category or Several?

Once you’ve found something that works, it can be hard doing it any other way. So when a student finds their talent, skill, or unique factor that can be used in their scholarship search, they might only search for those relevant opportunities. For example, if a student is on their school’s student council, they may …

What Are College Tuition-Reimbursement Programs?

Tuition reimbursement programs are a special type of repayment plan where employers offer to reimburse their employees’ education expenses. In most cases, employees who choose to participate will have to pay out of pocket for the courses they take. They then get back some or all of their tuition expenses, depending on their company policy. Why …

Is the New SAT Easier Then the Old SAT?

As many of you know, the SAT underwent a huge redo in March of 2016. The administrators changed  a number of aspects of the exam, including the formatting and content. However, is the new version easier than the old SAT? In many ways, it is. No More Subject Jumping In prior editions of the multiple …

What Is Tuition Assistance?

Tuition assistance programs are rewards that certain employers give you for going to school while working. The most well-known one is joining a branch of the military, whether through your campus’s ROTC branch or having served already. Such employers will offer aid to help pay for your schooling. How much aid depends on the company. …

Can I Earn College Credit From My Internship?

Yes, you can earn college credit from your internship, but there are several conditions, rules, and exceptions that come into play. Knowing how to go about it is key to making sure that you do not lose out on this benefit. Here are a few things you must first find out about if you are …

What is an HSI?

You may have seen the term “HSI” pop up during your college searches. HSI stands for Hispanic-Serving Institution. Like an HBCU (Historically Black College/University), HSIs are dedicated to the higher education of Hispanic and Latino students within the United States of America. The goal of these institutions is to increase the aid, support, and access …

How Can Students Manage Their Money During College?

When you are in college, away from home, balancing that bank account can suddenly feel monstrous and overwhelming. If you are not careful, you can lose control over your finances very quickly. Managing your money in college requires a certain amount of skill and willpower but you can do it with these proven tips. Create …