The Top 15 Most Affordable State Colleges for High-Performing Students

By Tim McFillin / November 22, 2023

Look Beyond Your State When I was in high school, my parents told my sister and me that we could go to any college we wanted…as long as it was…

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Unmasking Scholarships: A Ghoulish Guide to Finding Educational Treats

By Theresa White / October 31, 2023

As the spooky Halloween season is upon us, I’m reminded that most students searching for scholarships are already buried in the college application process, and one more thing seems daunting.…

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16 Questions About FAFSA & Financial Aid

By Brock Jolly / October 16, 2023

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2024-2025 academic year will open this year in December, and, as a general rule, should be submitted as soon as…

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College Financial Aid – Know the New Rules!

By Zaina Bankwalla / September 19, 2023

Post updated September 22, 2023. We hosted a free, live webinar on this topic on Thursday, September 21. College is not paid at sticker price! Yes, you read that correctly.…

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How Out-Of-State Students Can Get In-State Tuition

By Brock Jolly / August 28, 2023

This article was updated on August 28, 2023. We covered this info live in a free webinar on Thursday, August 24th. Watch the recording for free here. Many students now…

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Why You Should Look at Tech School Instead of Traditional College

By The College Funding Coach / July 2, 2023

“Millions of well-intended parents and guidance counselors see apprenticeships and on-the-job training opportunities as “vocational consolation prizes,” best suited for those not cut out for the brass ring: a four-year…

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6 Books That Make Thoughtful Graduation Gifts

By The College Funding Coach / May 31, 2023

It’s become quite common for parents, relatives, and friends to gift one of those “survive college” manuals to their recent graduates. These books can be fun and witty but often…

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Is Now the Right Time for My Child to Get a Credit Card?

By Jonathan Mabb / May 16, 2023

Many parents start to ask this question when their child is about to start college. I’ll give you the simple but vague answer right away – you should at least…

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The Private Scholarship Game (Part 2) – 12 Ways to Increase Your Odds

By Brock Jolly / May 5, 2023

As high school seniors dash to secure private scholarship funding for the fall, juniors and their parents need to start turning their attention to private scholarships now. There are many…

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The Private Scholarship Game (Part 1) – The Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts

By Brock Jolly / March 28, 2023

Putting Private Scholarships In Perspective Most college scholarships are available through the colleges themselves in the form of merit aid or tuition discounting. You can also access free money through…

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