Myth: I Should Only Apply to Full-Ride Scholarships

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When applying to colleges, it is important to pursue all possible avenues that could give you or your family a financial break. The costs of college tuition have been rising steadily over the past decade or so. The average cost of an in-state public school over four years, which is widely considered (rightfully) to be …

6 Myths About Student Loans

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Student loan blues got you down? Never fear! A lot of the fear concerning student loans stems from misconceptions that surround them. You can always call your student loan servicer with any questions to help clear up confusion. In the meantime though, here is a short list of common student loan myths. I Shouldn’t Worry …

5 Myths About the FAFSA

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Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly known as FAFSA, is one of the most vital steps in the college application process, and one that nearly every student will have to go through. Depending on your personality and approach to work, the FAFSA process may be exciting, or, for some, a dreaded …

5 Myths about Scholarships

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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 …