Paying for College

College can be expensive — learn how others are thinking about college affordability
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2 days ago
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How hard to work

Starting my senior year im going to start working to save up for college my parents have ZERO to help give me so I decided a community college would be easier to start with but what kind of accounts s …

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2 days ago
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Where else may I receive financial aid or is it enough?

Hello, my name is Cynthia and I'm about to enter my senior year of high school. Of course I have the worry of financial aid and whether it will be enough so I won't be growing in debt. I plan to apply …

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2 days ago
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I Don’t Have A Guidance Counselor To Help Me Find Scholarships

Hey! I’m a rising senior who is homeschooled. I love being homeschooled, but college for me is a year away. I don’t have a guidance counselor to help me find scholarships, and the college I plan to go …

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3 days ago
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How to manage time

How do you manage time with school work and jobs and family and vacations and more school work

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3 days ago
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How to manage time

How do you manage time with school work and jobs and family and vacations and more school work

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4 days ago
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How does scholarships work?

I'm currently a junior in high school with no knowledge of how scholarships work. Whatever research I've done is all I've been going off of, but I'm still a bit confused about how it all works. Do I h …

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4 days ago
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Good schools that could be in a 50-55k a year range max? (assuming I have NMF status)

Demographic: White male, upper middle class, NJ

Expected Major: Business

SAT: 1550 (790 reading, 760 math)

PSAT: 1490 (probably qualifies me for National Merit scholarship)

GPA: 4.57 weighted, 3.96 unweig …

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7 days ago
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Chances of Fordham Or Northeastern NMF scholarships?

1490 PSAT in NJ with a selection index of 223

1550 SAT, 4.57 W GPA, 3.96 UW GPA, 10 APS, 6 Honors

ECS: Varsity for XC, JV winter track, JV spring track, volunteer tutoring through local church, voluntee …

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9 days ago
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Student Loans

Two questions. One, can you fill out more than one Master Promissory Note, specifically for a different college? Also, are there deadlines on paying back loans?

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9 days ago
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Are there any scolarshps that you would reccomend?

Especially scolarships applicable to all ages or even just 10-12 grade appicability

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10 days ago
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Any sites that offer merit-aid?

My parents are upper-middle-class so I don't qualify for any need-based scholarships, and financial aid doesn't take into consideration several older siblings who have already had their tuition paid f …

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11 days ago
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Scholarship Essay Topics

What are some good topics to touch on in a scholarship application essay?

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11 days ago
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Full Ride Candidates

What kind of qualities would get a college to award a student with a full ride? I’m applying this fall and I really want to go to Spelman College. I’m hoping for a good financial aid package, more spe …

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12 days ago
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How can I increase my chance in getting scholarships?

Hi,

My name is Chloe, I'm 17 and graduated high school one year early, and I am starting to get into the college and scholarship search.

I have a 4.0 GPA, 36 - ACT, 1590 = SAT.

Any recommendations on we …

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13 days ago
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How can I make it so I can earn more scholoarships?

I am a 9th grader going to become a sophomore next school year, and I've already applied to multiple scholarships and haven't got an email back.

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14 days ago
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Any easy scholarships to apply to?

Even just for 500-5000$$?

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16 days ago
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How to pay for prestigious colleges when I have 3 other siblings that need to go

I'm a rising senior in NJ whose has 3 other siblings that need to go through college. As a result, my parents want me to go to Rutgers because in state tuition is cheaper. I really want to go to a mor …

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18 days ago
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Should I apply to IVYs which are need aware for international students?

I know many people still get the aid from such IVYs even with the need aware policy.

My question is, that if I have a decent application, will it get affected by my need for like at least 80-90% aid?

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20 days ago
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25 days ago
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What should I do to get more scholarships?

For context: I am a rising junior attending a great public boarding school in a nice area about an hour away from home. My family is well-off and I could afford college if it was based on my parent's …

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