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Best Scholarship Sites | Which Sites Are Worth Your Time

November 25, 2011 By: Category: Aid for College, Finding a scholarship, Scholarships No Comments →

Tough economic times and rising tuition costs make affording college a difficult task these days. If you’re like the millions of high school seniors looking for scholarship money on the web, you’re probably searching for the best scholarship sites to visit. The web is full of excellent scholarship sites, like FastWeb, CollegeNet and even the US Government provides extremely helpful insights. By using the best scholarship sites and other important resources, you too can find money for college.

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How to Get into a Good College with a Low GPA

July 13, 2011 By: Category: Application tips, Get into College 1 Comment →

The world is full of smart people who weren’t high school stars. When the race to get into college starts, they find themselves behind other smart people who had higher GPAs. But the good news is, lots of colleges understand this and are willing to admit smart, motivated people with less-than-stellar grade point averages.

Here are a few ways to put that ho-hum GPA behind you . . .


Searching for International Scholarships

February 22, 2011 By: Julie Manhan Category: Aid for College, Finding a scholarship, Scholarships No Comments →

The United States has long been known as the “land of opportunity”.   That is particularly true when it comes to colleges and universities.  While most of those schools welcome international students with open arms, it can be challenging for non-citizens to find and receive international scholarships to defray the cost.

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Aid for College | The Best Sites to Find College Cash

February 16, 2011 By: Category: Finding a scholarship, Scholarships No Comments →

In today’s world, you can no longer blindly take on a ton of debt with the expectation that you will find a great job after you graduate. But how can you cover your tuition bills without taking on a mound of debt? Well, debt-free aid for college, like scholarships, financial aid and grants, is a great place to start and here are some of the best sites to help you do just that:


Five Ways to Cut the Cost of College

December 23, 2010 By: Category: Aid for College, Financial Student Aid, Finding a scholarship, Maximize your savings 1 Comment →

Why pay full price for college? Here are five strategies that can cut costs by 25 percent or more and take the pain out of finding aid for college.