Posted on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 under Money, Paying for College, Scholarships
College can be pricey, especially when you consider the fact that you not only need to pay for tuition but also textbooks, rent, extra-curricular activities, transportation, food and entertainment. Thankfully, there are various forms of financial aid at your disposal.
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Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017 under Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad, Travel
The idea of studying abroad is popular among many students, but the main problem that often comes up is how to pay for it. Fortunately, there are lots of methods of paying for study abroad programs, ensuring that most students who want to travel while they’re in school can do so. As you start making […]
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Posted on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 under International Students, News, Paying for College
quebec international studentIf you are considering applying to be an international student at McGill University or any other college in Quebec, be aware of possible tuition increases.
McGill’s campus newspaper recently reported that the government in Quebec is considering some changes when it comes to tuition for international students.
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Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 under Current Events, Paying for College
US President Obama has been busy visiting colleges to garner support for a proposal that would rate schools before allocating student aid from the government.
The plan is an attempt to make college more affordable, and though it has its supporters, it has also drawn some criticism.
Find out how the rating system will work and how it may affect the future of financial aid.
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Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012 under Graduation, Money, Paying for College
Now that you’ve graduated from college, you are faced with many decisions, including the age-old question of how much money your alumni donation should be.
Your first response may be shock, since you just spent at least four years paying for college, and now you are being asked for more money.
But after about the fifth letter pleading for additional financial help, you might start contemplating what the right amount would be for your alumni donation.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 under Money, Paying for College, Scholarships
It’s the little details on the college application that suddenly become daunting as you begin to apply to schools.
An example is the box that asks if you will apply for financial aid. Should you check it?
Before you decide, you need to acquaint yourself with the basics of need-blind and need-aware admissions.
And no matter which one appeals to you, be honest about your financial situation when you apply to college!
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Posted on Thursday, September 27th, 2012 under Choosing a College, Money, Paying for College
The cost of college has gradually increased over the years, and students are taking notice.
In fact, a recent study shows that more people than ever are considering college costs before choosing a school.
While the cost of tuition should not be the only detail you consider, it is wise to pay some attention to it before applying. Consider factors such as your savings, your willingness to take out loans and your ability to hold a job while maintaining your studies.
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Posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 under Jobs, Money, On Campus, Paying for College
One way to make money as a college student is to get a work-study job. But this option is not available to everyone, which is why a regular on-campus job may have to do.
Learn the differences between the two options — before you start sending out applications!
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