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The Alumni Factor

In September of last year, graduates of some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities, who were accustomed to seeing their schools place high in popular college ranking publications, got an unexpected surprise, The Alumni Factor. This new college ranking platform shakes up the traditional college ranking approach using objective alumni data in rating…

College: 10 Weird Scholarships

Paying for college can be stressful and overwhelming, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. Did you know that by fully embracing your inner weird factor, you could land yourself some serious scholarship money to help pay your college tuition? It’s true. There are a ton of wacky, unusual and just plain weird scholarships…

Financial Literacy: College Students Need to Learn It

College is a time of freedom for many students, but it can spell trouble if that freedom applies to personal finances too. Students need to understand basic money management skills such as living within a budget and handling credit and debt. According to the first annual High School Borrowing Survey conducted by the Credit Union…

Super Senior

The goal of college-bound students is to identify their major, take their classes and graduate in four years. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, that four-year plan is becoming harder and harder to achieve with some taking five or more years to graduate. These students are being called “super seniors,” students who are in their fifth…

Leadership Training & ROTC Scholarships

Scores of incoming college students are unaware that the military is a source of financial aid to the tune of about $1 billion each year. The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) offers generous college scholarships in exchange for a very serious commitment. Most of these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who go directly…

President’s Scholar Program

As acceptance letters start rolling in, it can be difficult to choose once college over another. One way to help you decide between colleges is to consider going to a one that offers a program like the one offered by Lehigh University. The President’s Scholar Program recognizes undergraduate college students’ outstanding academic outstanding achievement by…