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Killer Scholarship Application Tips

10 Killer Tips for Scholarship Applications

Preparing a well-written scholarship application is often a difficult process. This post includes ten essential tips for perfecting your scholarship application.  The tips included here will help you meet the deadlines, please the scholarship sponsor, perfect your essay and more! 1. Identify and Meet the sponsor’s goals. Who wins scholarships?  The student who best meets … Read More >

The Freshman’s Guide To Textbook Rentals

If you have been in college for more than 3 hours, you probably know just how terrifyingly expensive textbooks can be. In our parent’s generation, many students could save money on textbooks by getting used versions from previous student.  Today, however, textbook publishers have largely stopped this opportunity by constantly coming out with new editions … Read More >

The Math of Saving Time & Money

Interested in getting your college degree? Freaked out at the prospect of spending the next couple of decades paying back student loans? Love saving time and money? I’m going to assume that most of you would answer “yes” to the aforementioned questions…(If you don’t want your degree, cool, but questionable…if you don’t like saving time … Read More >

CLEP Testing: One Solution for Reducing College Debt

College loans are a huge issue for many students today! Students are graduating college and trying to find a job in a depressed economy which has created an enormously competitive environment. Companies are looking for much more than just a college degree from job applicants.   One factor that is adding to the urgency of … Read More >