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College Roommate Survival Guide

I just spent the weekend visiting my college roommate. Why is this noteworthy? Because I graduated a LONG time ago and we’re still close friends. I feel lucky to have had her as a friend all these years. Is what I have unusual? Maybe. While there’s no guarantee you’ll… Read More

 
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A Quick Guide to Study Groups

I remember struggling in an intro chemistry class. I was totally lost and knew I needed help. I decided that a study group was the solution, so guess what I did? I asked the smartest guy in the room if he wanted to form a group with me. He… Read More

 
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Tips for Balancing College, Work, Life on Campus

During my senior year of college, I worked 25-hours a week in our financial aid office, planned my wedding (which happened to be the day before my graduation), served as an officer in my sorority and was president of an on-campus club. This was the beginning of my family nickname: the overscheduler! However, I learned a… Read More

 
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What Do You Really Need for College? Needs Versus Wants

Starting college and living on your own for the first time can help you realize rather quickly that these items you think you “need” may not be necessities after all. Five dollar coffees may be relatively easy to cut out of your daily budget, but there are larger items that can cause ripple effects on your finances. Read More

 
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How Do Student Loans Affect Your Credit Score

We recently talked about how your credit (or lack thereof) can affect your eligibility for student loans. But there’s another important way student loans and credit are tied to one another. Once your student loans go into repayment, the way you handle those payments can have an impact on your credit score - for better or for worse. Continue reading... Read More

 

College Student Loan Myths Busted

The news these days is filled with stories about the student loan burden: students graduating with back-breaking debt, whether or not it’s even worth going to college, and how much student loan debt is ok to have. These are all important topics that college students should pay attention to. What’s not so good are the myths that are circulated among students and graduates. This article will clear up some misconceptions you may have heard about student loans. Read More

 

How to Handle Student Loans after College Graduation

College graduation got you thinking about repaying student loans? Check out these three steps you need to know to start the repayment process off right! Read More

 

Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Some newly minted college graduates struggle to find work. Others accept jobs for which they feel overqualified. Student debt, meanwhile, has topped $1 trillion. It’s enough to create a wave of questions about whether a college education is still worth it. A new set of income statistics answers those questions quite clearly: Yes, college is worth it, and it’s not even close. For all the struggles that many young college graduates face, a four-year degree has probably never been more valuable. Read More

 
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High School Graduation To-Do List

You’ve all heard this saying before: Graduation is bittersweet. You’re happy that you’re finally graduating and about to start a new chapter in your life, yet you’re sad to be leaving your friends, favorite teachers, your family and even your dog (if you have one). So here’s a new way to characterize the time around your high school graduation: Read More

 

College Students and Grads to Benefit from Student Choice iGrad Partnership

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, has announced a new partnership with iGrad, an award-winning source of financial literacy tools and resources. Together, the organizations will work to empower students and their families to make effective personal finance, student loan and career decisions. Read More

 
 
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