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Shrink West Coast College Tuition with the Western Undergraduate Exchange

It's easy to adore the west coast, and colleges are a fundamental reason why students hold this section of the US so dearly to their hearts.  If you're thinking "I'm going to a college on the western coast" with absolute certainty, you need to fund this endeavor.  How? One of the best places to start is an initiative by the Western Interstate … [Read more...]

December Newsletter 2016: College Prices Hit New Record Highs in 2016!

December 2016 Newsletter College Prices Hit New Record Highs in 2016! Happy Holidays! December is a wonderful month for connecting with family and friends, and also the month for year-end financial aid planning. With the new FAFSA two year look-back, it's parents of Sophmores who should have their financial aid plan … [Read more...]

A Guide to Stafford Loans

Stafford loans, repayments, need-based aid, dependent status... Do these make your head spin? College finances can be a sticky--and confusing--endeavor. Fear not: We'll take out the scary parts of the biggest federal loan available: subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford loans. Traditionally, these are two most common forms of federal student … [Read more...]

November 2016 Newsletter: Canadian Universities, Cheapest Out-of-State Colleges & More!

November 2016 Newsletter Canadian Universities, Cheapest Out-of-State Colleges & More! It's November! The college application season is in full swing for seniors. For any seniors (or juniors) still looking to add some financially and academically 'safe' schools to their list, check out our Senior Scoop for … [Read more...]

October 2016 Newsletter: It’s FAFSA & CSS Profile Time!

October 2016 Newsletter It's FAFSA & CSS Profile Time! Greetings! It's October, the NEW Financial Aid month! When it comes to financial aid articles, the FAFSA is mentioned everywhere but the CSS Profile is often left out. Many families are not aware that "... if your child is considering any of the top … [Read more...]