Myth: I Should Only Apply to Full-Ride Scholarships

When applying to colleges, it is important to pursue all possible avenues that could give you or your family a financial break. The costs of college tuition have been rising steadily over the past decade or so. The average cost of an in-state public school over four years, which is widely considered (rightfully) to be …

6 Myths About Student Loans

Student loan blues got you down? Never fear! A lot of the fear concerning student loans stems from misconceptions that surround them. You can always call your student loan servicer with any questions to help clear up confusion. In the meantime though, here is a short list of common student loan myths. I Shouldn’t Worry …

Myth: Colleges are ONLY Looking for Well-Rounded Students

Doubtless you’ve heard the term “well-rounded” a thousand times over during your school years. That term may have even inspired you to branch out, to sample a bunch of different extracirriculars or interests in order to appeal to admissions officers. If colleges are looking for well-rounded students, you better get busy rounding yourself out then—right? …