Monthly Archives: November 2011

What to know BEFORE you apply for student loans

When I first applied for student loans my sophomore year of college, I found myself where many of you will too: the financial aid office. There I sat, in a long line, as I waited for a financial aid advisor… Continue reading

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A cornucopia of thankfulness

Can you believe it’s already Thanksgiving? The year has flown by for me. You student readers might be feeling the same with finals just around the corner. As we get ready to celebrate the holiday, I wanted to take some… Continue reading

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Scholarship samples

As a left-handed woman of tall stature I could’ve applied for $2,000 in scholarships—provided I attended a certain school and didn’t shrink below 5’10″. During this National Scholarship Month, I wanted to give you a reminder that not all scholarships… Continue reading

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Is a two-year degree right for me?

Is the cost of higher education worth it? To quote my favorite college professor, “It depends.” It depends on so many variables. One way to evaluate the expense is to examine your earning potential after graduation compared to the cost… Continue reading

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Veterans Day service

Certainly, Veterans Day is a time when we remember the service of men and women in the military. But this year we found out that it’s a time when civilian volunteers can be of service to their communities as well…. Continue reading

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Considering law school?

When I was in college, law school was often thrown about as one of a handful of reliable post-college plans. Do you still feel that it is? I recently came across this article that suggests law school might not have… Continue reading

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Searching for scholarships

Did you know it’s National Scholarship Month? Scholarships can be such an important part of financing an education (take it from the girl who used them to finance her entire education.) And they’re not just something to search for during… Continue reading

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