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Paying Off Your Student Loans

Entering repayment for your student loans can be just as stressful and confusing as funding your college education in the first place. Check out our free webinar (on-demand) covering what you need to know about repayment!

 

Last Minute Ways to Pay for College

If you’re headed to college this fall, you’ve likely received your tuition bill and the deadline to pay is quickly approaching. Here are a few suggestions for last minute ways to foot the bill if you’re sweating how to cover your costs.

 

College Prep Webinar Recording Now Available

A recording and webinar materials are available now online for "College Prep: Steps to Success," led by Student Choice College Access Counselor Patricia Poplicean.

 

What’s in a Name? Elite Schools May Not Be Worth The Costs

When it comes to choosing a college, students and parents may think it’s worth the hefty price tag to attend a more prestigious school. But a recent article in The Wall Street Journal shows that attending an elite level college may not actually pay off in the end.

 

College Seminar Offered in Norfolk on Feb. 2

Attending college is a major life event - let us help eliminate some of the stress and guide you through the steps of preparing for college and the costs that come with it.

 

Responsible Credit Card Use

Many young people see credit cards in one of two ways: “Yay, free money!” or “No way, I’m steering clear of those!” What you may not realize is there is a middle ground in the form of responsible credit card use.

 

The Building Blocks of Good Credit

If you’re headed off to college for the first time, you may have never given any thought to your credit score or how it affects loans you apply for. You might not even know what a credit score really is. But as you venture closer to being an independent adult, it’s vital that you understand the basics of building good credit.

 

Decoding Types of Financial Aid

Deciphering the lingo of financial aid may seem like learning a whole new language. But it’s not as complicated as you might think.

 

Managing Your Money Has Never Been Easier

It used to be you had to actually get in your car, drive through traffic, and wait in line at your bank (yes, the actual branch) before you could do anything with your money — get cash, check on your balance, transfer money or deposit checks. Now all it takes is a few clicks of your mouse or taps on your cell phone and all your banking is done.

 

Your Financial Aid Office is Your Friend

One of the first friends you should make at college is in the financial aid office. While you may think you only need to worry about your finances once each year when you complete your FAFSA, there are all sorts of things your financial aid representative can help you with throughout your college career.

 
 
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