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5 Myths about Scholarships

Scholarships are the most well-known form of financial aid, and for good reason: scholarships and grants make up about 57% of all aid awarded each year. But just because their well-known doesn’t mean they’re always well-understood. Myths and misconceptions have sneaked their way into the conversations over the years and have muddled the truth about …
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What I Wish I’d Known About My College Loans

It’s not difficult to get a student loan. Guidance counselors and admissions representatives practically serve them up on silver platters. All I had to do was sign on the dotted line, before some imaginary funds were shuffled around and my class schedule popped out of my printer. Now, when I get my bill every month, …
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Scholarships for Retail Management Majors

For jobs that offer an equal amount of autonomy, flexibility, and personal skills, perhaps no career better fills these requirements than retail management. The above values are vital to success in the field and are honed in academic environments prior to their practicians entering the real world. Retail managers must be self-sufficient, managing the day …
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Scholarships for Clinical Psychology Majors

As we progress towards a more open, accepting society, it may be more important than it ever has been to end the stigmas facing certain groups that have historically been accepted. One of the most widespread social stigmas belongs to those suffering from a mental health disorder, estimated in 2013 to be over 25% of …
Finance is often at the forefront of many major college decisions. Here are some financial facts for you
financial advice & planning

Financial Facts about Colleges in America

Finance is often at the forefront of many major college decisions. Is this school too expensive? What kind of financial aid can I receive? How much debt will I graduate with? What sort of major converts to a well-paying job? There are enough questions to make your mind spin. But there are a lot of …
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Scholarships for Graphic Design Majors

Given the leaps and bounds in technology in recent years, perhaps it should not come as a surprise that, among millennials in college, the number of students pursuing a major in graphic design has grown significantly. Oftentimes, graphic designers work variable hours and many, in fact, also work on freelance, single-paying projects. For these reasons, …
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Scholarships for Marine Biology Majors

From the innovative Jacques-Yves Cousteau, inventor of the Aqua Lung, to George Constanza in a classic Seinfeld episode, many of our most beloved members of society have dabbled in marine biology over the years. The inky depths of the world’s oceans are one of the last remaining untouched frontiers. Thus, it often attracts young scientists …
Save money with money saving apps for college students
financial advice & planning

Money Saving Apps for College Students

It can be difficult for college students to manage their money. Being on their own for the first time presents new challenges and situations that they have not encountered before, especially when it comes to finances. It is important to have a firm grasp and understanding of one’s financial standing early on to avoid accruing …