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Applying for Scholarships

Applying for Scholarships

When it comes to scholarship applications things can get overwhelming. Applying for scholarships doesn’t have to cause you massive anxiety. According to collegeplanningservices.org, ”there are $46 billion in free scholarship money awarded each year by the Department of Education and colleges ...

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Spring Deadlines and FAFSA Tips

Spring Deadlines and FAFSA Tips

Been procrastinating for applying to college? It’s January and those college admission deadlines are rapidly approaching. Most early decision application deadlines are in late January/early February. Don’t these deadlines creep up on you and not be prepared. There are some ...

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Top Five Tips: What To Bring To College

When planning for college you have the obvious things like books and clothes that you can’t really go without. But there are also things that may not seem so obvious now. This top five things are absolute college essentials you ...

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Buy and Rent Books Online and Save

Buy and Rent Books Online and Save

Books, you can’t live with them and you can’t live without them. Most professors require anywhere from 1 to three textbooks per class. When you’re taking a full load of classes and have 2-3 books per class, you can imagine ...

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Fast Cash From Seasonal Jobs

Fast Cash From Seasonal Jobs

The best way to make guaranteed cash is of course to have a job. Unfortunately with the economy in its current state, jobs can be very scarce. However during the holiday season, retail stores open up thousands of jobs that ...

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Meal Plans: Pros and Cons

Many people have heard the term “starving college student.” However many college students don’t have to worry about this at all. At most colleges they offer students meal plans.

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Save money, sell your old books.

The College Board reports that the average student pays a whopping $1137 for books and supplies every year. That seems like a whole lot, especially when you are only going to use a book for a semester and then be ...

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How to Get the Best Class Schedule: Plan B

You graduated high school, you made it into college, you know what you want to major in and you have everything planned out for the next four (or more) years of your life. However, things do not always go according ...

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Writing The Best Scholarship Essay

As the number of scholarships you apply for increases, you will begin to notice that nearly all of them require you to write an essay of some sort. The topics will vary depending on the scholarship, but

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