It’s tax season. That means it’s time to organize and get all your financial papers in order. If you’re a college student or a recent graduate that has received a scholarship over the past year you may owe taxes on it. Typically, scholarships are “free money,” but there are certain circumstances that require students to…

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Paying for higher education can be difficult for many families. Costs continue to skyrocket at a time when many are struggling with economic and employment uncertainties. This makes applying and receiving financial aid critical for many college students. One factor that determines financial aid is the Expected Family Contribution (EFC). After your completed FAFSA is…

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One of the hottest issues in higher education these days is the recent explosion of free online courses. Colleges are grappling with the impact free online courses can have on teaching. While the Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) platforms are still in their early stages, the race has begun to integrate free online courses into…

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