Tag Archives: planning for college

Prepare for the big move

Chances are you’ve been both excited and anxious for the start of freshman year. The transition and move can be difficult for both parents and students, so we’ve come up with a few ways you can help make it go … Continue reading

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Home away from home

Planning student housing Leaving home for college is a big step, especially if you’re not exactly sure what to expect when you get on campus. Student housing comes in many different shapes and sizes, and even if you plan to … Continue reading

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Counting costs

Do you have the money you need to pay for college? One of the most important things you can do to prepare for college is to make a solid financial plan. Figuring out how you are going to pay for … Continue reading

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How College is Different

1974 vs. 2014 Quite a bit has changed since the 1970s, and not just your dad’s hairdo. Check out how the college experience is different today from what it was 40 years ago. Income information taken from the U.S. Census … Continue reading

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How to make the most of your budget in college

Life is full of surprises. Maybe you have an opportunity to take a trip related to your field of study, or you’ve dropped your laptop. Since you want to be sure you have money available when you need it most, … Continue reading

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Plan your summer before college

Summer is just beginning for you graduating seniors — time to relax and enjoy. But it’s also time to start planning for college. Here are a few tips to keep you organized so you’re ready for class when fall rolls… Continue reading

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