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What's the difference between grants and scholarships?
financial aid

State Grants for Alaska Students

Are you planning to attend college in Alaska? There are only two grant and scholarship programs in the state, but here’s what you need to know about financial aid and state grants in Alaska. Alaska College Grants Alaska Education Grant The Alaska Education Grant (AEG) is need-based and awards between $500 and $4,000 per academic …
grants for college
financial aid

State Grants for Alabama Students

  Are you planning on going to school in Alabama? This state has plenty of grant and scholarship programs for college! Here are a few you need to note, plus the information you need to apply to them. Alabama College Grants Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational Benefit Program The Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational Benefit Program is …
student loans

5 Student Loan Apps For Paying Off Debt Faster

On average, student loan borrowers take about 20 years to pay off their loans. Living with debt hanging over your head for so long can be incredibly stressful. It also hampers your ability to spend your hard-earned money on fun things. Paying off student loans earlier rather than later can be a huge relief. As …
Christine Yuan Scholarship Winner

Q&A Interview with Scholarship Winner Christine Yuan

Congratulations are in order for College Raptor’s most recent $1,000 scholarship winner, Christine Yuan! We had a chance to interview her about her college planning experience. Here’s what she had to say. Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I will be a college freshman in the fall. I am spending this summer working. I …
Graduate receiving tuition reimbursement.
financial aid, scholarships

Top Companies That Offer Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement is one of those little-known perks that many companies offer their employees. Companies that offer tuition reimbursement generally agree to pay eligible employees a set amount or a percentage of their college costs. This is great news for students who are struggling to get out from under their student loan debt. There’s no …
It's a myth that only top athletes and 4.0 students get scholarships
myths, scholarships

Highest NIL Earners: Students with Successful Deals

With college athletes finally having a say over their name, image, likeness (NIL) and being able to earn money, there have already been a number of huge deals. Here are just some of the highest NIL earners – students who are profiting off their skills and name, plus some tips for profiting yourself. Highest NIL …
flexible jobs for college students.
questions & answers, scholarships

9 Flexible Jobs for College Students

Making money in college is a must for many students – it’s necessary to afford tuition, fees, food, books, and every other cost that comes with higher education. And even if your tuition is already covered, a job during school could help you save up for fun, or for the future. However, finding jobs with …
Breaking news of Biden's loan forgiveness plan.
questions & answers

Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan: What it Means for You

Recently, the Biden administration in the United States announced a plan that would provide those with student loans some relief. In Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan, eligible individuals will be able to receive up to $20,000 in debt forgiveness. The announcement also included details on the student loan repayment pause, planned improvements to the Public …
People negotiating.

How To Negotiate Scholarships

For many of you, you are already starting to receive college acceptance letters and scholarship offers. Some schools will offer you more money than others, that is a given. But what many people don’t know is that there is the possibility and opportunity that you can actually negotiate scholarships with colleges.  Can You Really Negotiate …