Is Tuition Reciprocity Available Where You Live?

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Tuition reciprocity can drastically lower costs by allowing students to attend college out of state while paying in-state tuition.  Read More…

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Will Four-Year Degrees Soon Be Obsolete?

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Some big names in higher ed are talking about the viability of three-year degrees. But are the savings substantial enough to outweigh the downsides?  Read More…

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How to Make Sense of Your FAFSA Offer

Your financial aid determinations can radically affect the schools where you ultimately enroll, so it’s important to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) early in order to maximize your award. After the U.S. Department of Education reviews  Read More…

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No Money from Parents? 4 Ways to Self-fund College

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The idea that parents should pay for their children’s college education is a nice one, but it’s far from reality for many students. Some parents seriously underestimate the current cost of college; others lack the means and are reluctant to  Read More…

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5 Dangerous Financial Aid “Types” to Avoid

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When hunting for financial aid, make sure you’re familiar with the five types of students who are in the most danger of losing dollars—and don’t be “that guy.” The Worker Bee Even though most students feel perpetually broke, it is  Read More…

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You Can Afford Ivy League, But Not Without These Tools

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Got the grades to get into your dream school, but think you can’t afford tuition? It may be time to think again. Research shows many talented students have been kept in the dark about their funding options and the real  Read More…

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In-State Tuition Isn’t Always a Bargain

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Before you decide to stay in-state or go out-of-state for college, make sure you are looking at the real numbers. Check out these tips to make an informed decision.  Read More…

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Student Loan Debt: Truth, Lies, and Lessons

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Do you feel like you can’t get a straight answer on student loans? This article breaks down the common myths.  Read More…

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4 (Avoidable) Costs Draining Your College Wallet

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Are you worried campus life will have you short on cash? Check out these tips to make your dollars go farther.  Read More…

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A Student’s Take: 5 Money-Saving Tips

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In this feature, real-life students share perspective on everything from campus finances to diversity in the college classroom. Check out Annie’s tips for cutting college costs.   Read More…

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