Financial Aid Articles

6 Neat Money-Making Tips for Lowering Student Debt

money-making tips for lowering student debt

College students typically need all the money they can get. Try some of these ideas for making a few dollars on the side so you can pay off your college bills more quickly.

4 Pitfalls to Avoid when Paying for College

Borrowing money for college.

Get advice on paying for college from a financial aid expert and learn what pitfalls to avoid.

4 Common Student Loan Repayment Misconceptions

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Student debt is an increasingly difficult problem and students are often at a loss as to the best ways to pay off their loans. Learn the facts and take charge of your finances.

5 College Scholarships for Summer 2015: Get ‘Em While They’re Hot!

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There’s never a wrong time to apply for college scholarships so keep searching and bookmarking the right scholarships for you during summer break.

The Pros and Cons of Student Loan Consolidation

student loan consolidation

Students are graduating college with more debt than ever before. Find out how and when student loan consolidation can help you reduce the burden of that debt so that you can move forward in your life.

8 Tips to Increase Merit Scholarship Aid

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Merit aid reduces your college tuition, so learn the tips you need to know to find the right merit aid scholarships for you!

To-dos Before Student Loan Repayment Begins

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Many students graduate college with a lot of debt to repay, and a lot of questions about how it is going to work. Get the answers you need now to prepare to take control of your finances when you leave college.

College Scholarships for 2015: May Deadlines

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May is a busy month for college students. Be sure to make time for scholarship applications in between acing your finals and moving into summer housing!

The 10 Red Flags of Scholarship Scams

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Avoid the scammers! Do your research before you look for college scholarships and learn what situations should raise red flags.

Top 5 Myths about College Scholarships

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As we enter college decision time, many students are struggling to figure out how to pay for school. Most are applying for scholarships, but there are many misconceptions about scholarships and what they will really provide. Clearing up some of those myths is the first step toward effectively searching out, and applying for, college scholarships.

8 Student Loan Refinance Myths Solved!

student loan myths

There is a lot of misinformation about student loan refinancing among college graduates who are in debt. Let’s take a look at 10 persistent myths and set the record straight to learn what refinancing your student loans can accomplish.

12 College Scholarships with March 2015 Deadlines

Scholarships with March 2015 deadlines

Stay up-to-date with scholarships like these. Use ScholarshipAdvisor to find and bookmark the scholarships you want to apply for before they pass you by!