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Alternative College Funding: Better Ways to Pay for College

Funding a college education can be challenging. The majority of college students graduate with thousands of dollars in student loan debt. While student loans are easily available from the federal government and private lenders, they come at a high price. Student loan borrowers spend the next twenty or even thirty years repaying their student loans. …
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Ballooning Tuition Fees: How To Meet The Steep Cost Of College

For many students across America, the steep cost of tuition is the biggest deterrent to attending college. With tuition fees increasing every year and no corresponding increase in income, the cost of college becomes even more unaffordable every consecutive year. Most students are forced to take on thousands of dollars in student loans to cover …
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4 “Don’t Miss Dates” For Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan forgiveness has been on everyone’s mind since President Biden took office. Borrowers across the country finally got their wish when President Biden announced his long-awaited student loan forgiveness plan on August 24, 2020. The plan will forgive up to $20,000 in federal student loans for millions of middle-income to low-income borrowers. Borrowers who …
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State Grants for Connecticut Students

Connecticut has two different, but similar, programs to help students afford college, in addition to offering loans and veterans benefits. Here’s what you need to know about them and how you can find additional information in the state. Connecticut College Grants 1. Roberta B. Willis Need-Merit Scholarship Program  For students who are graduating high school …
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State Grants for Colorado Students

Colorado has a few different state grants, scholarships, and financial aid programs that can help students make college more affordable, including the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI). Find them listed below. Colorado College Grants 1. Matching Student Scholarship Grants COSI was introduced in 2015 with the idea of helping Colorado students with the cost of …
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State Grants for California Students

California has several college grants and financial aid programs for its students and parents. Here’s a list of some of them to get you started. California College Grants Cal Grant These California grants (which do not have to be repaid) are for students who are going after an undergraduate degree, attending a vocational school or …
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State Grants for Arkansas Students

The state of Arkansas has several grants available to college students! If you’re planning on studying in Arkansas, these are definitely awards you should check out! Arkansas College Grants Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship The Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship awards different amounts depending on the students’ year in college, varying from $1,000 for first years to …
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State Grants for Arizona Students

The State of Arizona currently has two financial aid programs available to residents and students. Here’s what you need to know about each and how you can apply for college grants. Arizona College Grants Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program The Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program is a forgivable loan for students who are interested in …