5 Secrets to Financially Preparing for a New College as a Transfer Student

Transferring to a new college can be tough. You’re leaving old friends behind. You’re moving to a new city or state. You’ll need to find a new dorm room or apartment. You’ll also likely lose a few course credits from your first school.

Transfer students face a unique set of challenges that first-time college students don’t. However, the scariest part of all may be the financial aspect of the transfer and move.

Ready to transfer to a new college or a different university? Then you’ll need to know these 5 secrets for how to financially prepare for your college transition. Read More

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letters

If you are like most students, financial aid will play a large role when you are deciding what college you will attend in the fall. If you have not received financial aid award letters from the colleges that sent acceptance letters, you will be receiving your award letters soon. Unfortunately, financial aid award letters can be confusing for students, especially if you are an incoming student who will have to compare award letters from several colleges.

A common mistake many students make is thinking the college that offers the biggest “award” is the best financial aid award. However, this is not always the case. Below are some tips to help you understand and compare your financial aid letters so you can make the best educated decision when choosing the college you will attend in the fall. Read More

4 Degrees That Are Perfect for Global-Minded Students

An education that provides international career access is coveted by millions of students looking to broaden their advancement possibilities. As such, there are four degrees that stand out among the most popular majors for global-minded students.

Fields like marketing, business, science, sales and management offer promising career paths. The following four degrees can provide a perfect fit for you if you want to consider careers anywhere in the world. Read More

Scholarships Celebrating U.S. Presidents

Today we are celebrating President’s Day. If you’re like many students, you have the day off from school. Why not spend your day off by applying for a few scholarships named after and/or honoring some of our former presidents And, if the scholarship is not open for submission yet, mark your calendar to apply later. Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, I encourage you to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements. Read More

Scholarship Saturday – February 17, 2018

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with February, March , and April dates.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are 80 scholarships for Saturday, February 17, 2018. Read More