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8 College Scholarships for Women

With every passing decade, the number of women enrolled in college increases. Where women were once given the option of nursing or teaching, they are now able to choose from every major under the sun. However, as options have increased, so have tuition costs. Here are some great scholarship options for women. 1. SWE Scholarship …
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7 College Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

Finding scholarships can often feel like shopping for jeans. There are a plethora of options, but it’s hard to find the ones that work specifically for you. Additionally,  some jeans may look like the perfect choice. However, a person must do more than just look at the jeans to determine if they are the perfect …
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9 Incredibly Unique Scholarships

They say that there is a scholarship for pretty much anything. From grades to specific majors, to certain states and schools, there are thousands of scholarships available to students. But each of those categories is pretty common. What about the more interesting scholarship options? Here are 9 of the most unique scholarships out there. 1. Duck …
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10 Interesting Scholarship Facts & Stats

Scholarships are free money* that the federal government, colleges and organizations of all sizes offer students to help pay for college. Scholarships may be awarded for academic accomplishments, athletic achievements, community service, ethnicity, or a number of other reasons. Some scholarships are one-time only while others are recurring. Scholarships are a great way to help …
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Scholarship Statistics: Where Most College Scholarships Come From (INFOGRAPHIC)

Let’s talk about college scholarship statistics. You’ve probably heard about them from your high school counselors, parents, and potential colleges, but what exactly are they? What do they do? How do they help? What is a scholarship? Essentially, scholarships award students “free money” to cover parts of their college education. Students don’t need to pay …
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What is a Net Price Calculator?

We all know that the sticker price for college is shocking. How many of us can actually write an annual check for $20,000, $40,000, $60,000 or more? That’s where the net price calculator comes into play. But what is a net price calculator? The difference between net price and sticker price The good news is …
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5 Myths About College Costs & Financial Aid Every Parent Needs to Know

When it comes to the cost of college, there are a lot of myths out there. Many times, these myths can scare students and families away from colleges that might have been very affordable, or even cost that family thousands of dollars in lost financial aid opportunities. Understanding how both the cost of college and financial …

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