Paying for College

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4 days ago
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What is the best way to pay for college?

Im a freshman in high school and im wondering what is the best way to pay for college.

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7 days ago
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Is a CC good choice or is a 4-year just better

What are the pros and cons of going to a CC compared to a 4-year. I am not entirely sure what im going to major but I will minor in history ( love history but it just makes no money).

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10 days ago
Poll

Who wants collegevine to return their scholarship drawing?

I feel like collegevine is way less exciting without the scholarship drawing and I feel like Karma is almost pointless now. What do you guys think?

 
Me!
94%
 
Nope!
5%
Poll closed17 votes
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10 days ago
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Do double and triple major cost more in college?

I am curious because I want to triple or quadruple major.

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11 days ago
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For the scholarship essays I have to write three 3000 character essays. Should there be paragraphs?

The essays are written in a writing box and it just seems a little weird to have paragraph switches in a short essay in a writing box. Any thoughts?

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21 days ago
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about nyu

Im currently a senior at high school. im an international student and my gpa is 4.00. ive SAT 1350 with a wide range of ECA.If my essay and recommendaions letter stand out wht is the probability of me …

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a month ago
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Florida bright futures questions

FYI: only pertains to those living in florida and plan to go to a florida university.

Does bright futures pay for tuition for classes taken online? I saw somewhere that it doesn't pay for "special fe …

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2 months ago
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Do all colleges accept any scholarship? If not, how do I see what that school accepts?

I am starting my college application process and I am interested in getting full tuition. Where can I find colleges on the East Coast that accept full tuition? And do all colleges accept any scholarsh …

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2 months ago
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how do i get scholarships?

I'm currently in my senior year of high school, and in the process of applying to college. I haven't yet applied for FAFSFA and plan to when it opens on oct 1. i have began to look for scholarships, b …

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2 months ago
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How can I learn more about WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) schools?

I want to learn if i’m eligible for WUE tuition savings, and i’m curious about how and when I should apply. I’m currently a high school junior, and I’m interested in attending college in the Western s …

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2 months ago
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Enrollment Deposit

I've just been accepted into a college, but they want me to pay an Enrollment Deposit which is 102.66, but I don't have that kind of money. Is there any way I can get it waived or something

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🎉 First post
2 months ago
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School Not Appearing on Bold.Org?

Hey!

I'm a junior in high school, and I'm trying to sign up to Bold.org. I keep trying to type in my high school, but nothing is popping up? I also tried putting N/A, not here, absent, etc. but nothing …

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2 months ago
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i really need advice on financial aids for international students

hi I'm a senior from Nigeria

I really do not know the basics for financial aids for colleges

thank you

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2 months ago
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FAFSA Question

I worked last summer for 1 month and made around $1,000 before taxes. Should I file that into my FAFSA? My friend told me it wasn't necessary but I wanted to double-check.

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2 months ago
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Grants

Can someone explain Grants to me, please? And how would I get grants? I'm a low-income student with a 4.09 GPA. I want to go to a 4-year college; I want to major in pre-med/Health Science. I'm also a …

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🎉 First post
2 months ago
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Scholarship Application Timeline

I was wondering when most people apply for scholarships - is it before or after acceptance into a school? Or does it vary from school to school?

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2 months ago
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UC Schools

I really want to go to a UC School because I heard that their programs are really top notch and I feel like I have a good chance at getting into a few campuses. But the out-of-state tuition is really …

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2 months ago
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2023-2024 FAFSA / Divorced Parents Income Calculation

Hello,

I read an article indicating that there would be a change in how parent finances would be calculated when parents are divorced.

In a nut shell:

Old formula: Only the custodial parent (parent who …

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2 months ago
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How can I best inform colleges of special financial circumstances?

The FAFSA skews quite high for my family, as it doesn’t take into account private tuition (in our case a necessity rather than luxury), multiple elder support, etc. I read that in such a case, the sch …

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2 months ago
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How does applying for financial aid work if I plan to 100% fund my college on my own?

I am in a difficult at-home position right now where I'm considering taking out loans and paying for my own college, despite my parents' $155k income and ability to put $40-50k towards my education a …

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