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4 Ways Student Loans Affect Your Credit Score

The number 4 -- there are four ways student loans affect your credit score student loans
Understanding how student loans affect your credit score will help you make informed decisions that will protect your credit history. It can even help you build a strong credit score. A bad credit score makes it very difficult to get approved for any loans in the future. And those few lenders who are willing to …
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Myth: I Can Just Reuse Essays On Multiple Scholarships

Recycle symbol - beware recycling college scholarship essays. Reusing essays may not be the best idea myths
The essay is arguably the most important component of your scholarship application. It’s a chance to tell your story and help you stand out among all the other applicants. but writing them is also time-consuming. This is where many applicants are tempted to reuse the same college scholarship essay on multiple applications. It’s understandable; so …
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What Is Financial Awareness Counseling For Federal Student Loans?

Consider doing financial awareness counseling after you took out a federal student loan student loans
Financial Awareness Counseling is online interactive tool. Provided by the federal government, the tool helps students understand their loans and their commitment as borrowers.   All students and families who have federal student loans can access this tool by logging into their account on the Federal Student Aid site and clicking the Financial Awareness Counseling link. What …
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Myth: Winning Scholarships Lowers Your Award Letter Money, So Don’t Apply For Them!

Applying to a government scholarship won't lower your award money mythsscholarship search & applications
This myth is only partly true. Winning a government scholarship will lower your award letter money. But this ONLY applies to your award letter money. Which are the funds allotted to you by the school you choose to attend. It has absolutely no bearing on the total amount of scholarship money or any other funding …
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Benefits to Submitting Scholarship Applications Early

An alarm clock - there are many benefits to submitting scholarship applications early scholarship search & applications
There’s one thing you want to do when applying to scholarships. It’s making sure you’re writing down each award’s deadlines. Knowing when each scholarship is due will help you stay on track and create a schedule. However, you shouldn’t let your applications go down to the wire. There are several benefits in submitting scholarship applications …
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