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Top 3 Places People Get Stuck On FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an application that all college students must submit to qualify for different types of federal student aid. The FAFSA form, while extremely important, is known to have some complexities. We hope to clear some of those questions up here. Your CSS Profile is Not the Same …
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State Grants for Tennessee College Students

If you’re going to college in Tennessee, the state has several grants, scholarships, and financial aid programs for students attending 4-year colleges and universities, 2-year colleges, technical schools, and others. What a way to help pay for college! Keep reading to see if you qualify and to find out where you can get more information …
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State Grants for South Dakota College Students

If you live in South Dakota and are planning to go to one of the state’s 22 colleges or universities, affording your education is probably at the top of your mind. Thankfully, South Dakota has a number of college grants and scholarships available to students that make attending your dream school affordable. We’ve outlined some …
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What to Expect When Student Loan Payments Resume

The student loan payment pause has come to an end, and federal student loans began accruing interest again on September 1, 2023. The student loan payment pause was put in place in March 2020 to offer temporary relief to student borrowers affected by the COVID pandemic. Only federal student loans held by the U.S. Department …
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State Grants for South Carolina College Students

Students are often worried about how they will be able to afford the expensive cost of tuition needed to attend college. However, state grants can help make earning a degree much more affordable. And the state of South Carolina actually offers quite a few scholarships and grants you may be eligible for. We cover them …
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What’s the Average Dorm Cost?

College costs and tuition vary dramatically across the United States. Private colleges tend to have higher tuition than their public counterparts. The same goes for the cost of living in a college dorm. According to the Education Data Initiative, the average dorm cost for a 4-year college is around $11,520 for public institutions and $13,028 …
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What Is Tuition Reciprocity?

A tuition reciprocity agreement is an agreement between two (or more) states that specifically pertains to the cost of tuition. This agreement essentially allows students from one state to get the benefit of lower-cost in-state tuition when they enroll in a college in another state within the reciprocity agreement. To better understand what tuition reciprocity …
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6 Scholarships for Master’s Programs

Yes, there are several scholarships for master’s programs. These are awarded to students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and are applying to graduate school or professional school. The goal of these scholarships is to offer funding to undergrads wishing to earn a master’s or professional degree. How Master’s Program Scholarships Work Tuition for …
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What Is In-State Tuition?

When deciding which colleges to apply to, one of many decisions you’ll have to make is whether you want to attend an in-state or out-of-state institution. Cost is a big difference between the two. Students who choose to attend an in-state college pay in-state tuition, which brings up the question, what does that mean and …

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