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Student loans are a common way for many students to pay for their tuition and other college expenses, but there are various options that a student may be able to choose from. Student loans can be classified into one of two groups—government loans and private loans—but there is more to consider than just choosing between […]

  When you’re in college, it can be easy to overlook the financial aspects. But as a young adult that is just starting out in the real world, it’s vital to know that certain choices will help to build a financial foundation for several years to come. A couple financial blunders in your late teens […]

More and more students nationwide are beginning their college education at community colleges. There are a number of reasons for this—it’s a cheaper way to get credits for all required core classes, and the acceptance criteria often allows automatic admittance for anyone with a high school diploma or a GED.   Many public state universities […]

The following are some important things to consider when deciding on a college: Flexibility Do you have a demanding job that won’t allow you much time in the classroom, and therefore you’d prefer all or mostly online classes? Or perhaps you need classes that are offered on the weekends and/or in the evenings? If you […]

Whether you’re the one trying to choose a college or you’re helping a family member through the decision making process, it can be an overwhelming process because there are just so many options to choose from. The following are some important things to consider when deciding on a college: Field of study It’s common for […]

College is pricy regardless of your field of study, but did you know that some majors are far more costly than others? Some of the more expensive subject areas to major in include: Law In order to receive a degree in law, students will need to complete three additional years at law school after receiving […]

Every little bit helps when it comes to cutting down on college expenses, and here are just some ways you can save money on textbooks: Rent your textbooks If you’ll only be needing your textbook for one semester and will then no longer have a use for it, look into renting it. This is a […]

The high cost of college doesn’t just end at tuition and housing, but also includes required course materials. Did you know that the average college student spends almost $400 each semester on just textbooks alone? And if the average student takes 12 terms to complete a 4-year degree, that’s almost $5,000 spent on just textbooks […]

With tuition, room and board, books and other materials, college students may face anywhere from $22,000 to $43,000 worth of college expenses in just one year. These costs only continue to go up. As a way to pay for these substantial costs, many people turn to student loans. But student loans are an easy way […]

Ivy League schools offer some of the best college educations available, but they are also some of the most expensive, especially without financial assistance from loans, grants, or scholarships. The following is some information about the top Ivy League schools in the United States, with facts about the schools, including average tuition costs. Cornell University […]