Category Archives: Paying for College

6 Ways Students Can Make Easy Money Online By Emma Miller

Students are often told that college is the best time of their lives. No doubt that parties, spring breaks, and all that fun on campus can be exciting and exhilarating, but there’s also the other side of the coin. Student loans can significantly ruin that otherwise amazing experience. Luckily, we live in a global village and there are lots of new ways to make money online and avoid the 9 to 5 grind. Some of these gigs require a set of basic PC and communication skills, while others are more complex but lucrative as well.

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How to Earn Money As You Study in a Foreign University By Alex Hepgurn

While it is true that studying abroad can be exciting and satisfying, it can also, at times, create pressure on students who do not have strong financial support. While living according to an extremely different set of standards and style of living, one has to adapt and come up with ways to be able to survive and flourish.

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Colleges & Universities That Offer Scholarships to International Students: Massachusetts By Brianna Burrows

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Finding the money to attend college or university can be quite a struggle, especially for international students. That’s why it is by far one of the most popular questions on StudyUSA.com: where can I find scholarships for international students? We will be answering that popular question every week by posting schools that offer scholarships to international students.

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4 Sure-Fire Ways to Minimize the Size of Your Student Loans By Anica Oaks

Student loans have become such a pervasive problem that many people have decided to skip college entirely. While higher education is not right for everyone, it is a vital stepping stone for thousands of enticing careers. If you are nervous about accumulating too much debt, then here are a few tips to keep your loans to a minimum.

 

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U.S. University and College Scholarships for International Students

This post was brought to us by Study in the USA.Asian student on campusScholarships: money for school that you don’t have to pay back. The appeal is undeniable. And for many students, scholarships are an absolute necessity in order to realize their educational dreams. Fortunately, many colleges and universities offer scholarships to international students.

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California Colleges and Universities that Offer Scholarships to International Students

This post was brought to us by Study in the USA.Businesswoman Using Laptop At Desk In Busy OfficeFinding the money to attend college or
university can be quite a struggle, especially
for international students. That’s why it is by
far one of the most popular questions on
StudyUSA.com: where can I find scholarships
for international students? Here are some
California schools that offer scholarships to international students.

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4 Ways to Establish Good Credit at a Young Age By Meghan Belnap

161019_credit_card_computerWe live in an age of credit. From bank credit to credit cards to buying a car or house, everything requires credit–and a good credit score is extremely important. When you’re young, it can be difficult to establish that credit and prove to potential creditors that you are worth the risk and deserve that loan you’re asking for. Younger adults often ask, “How can I boost my credit score? I’m barely out of high school. How can I prove that I deserve this loan?” Here are four ways to establish good credit so you can purchase that house, car, or other item you have your eye on with a low interest rate.

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Funding Your Education: 5 Possible Options to Pay for College By Scott Ragin

161011_piggy_bank_money_financial_aidFinding money for college is a difficult task, but it is one that nearly everyone needs to do. As student loan debt has recently reached $1.2 trillion, many high school graduates become more and more interested in alternative ways to pay for college in order to avoid serious debt. It is a known fact that college education in the United States is expensive for many, and the price for tuition continues to rise every year. Even though federal loans are provided to help students get through college, they do not always cover the entire cost of tuition, and many students are graduating with thousands of dollars in debt.

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How to Finance your Master’s Degree by Vera Marie Reed

There are several ways to finance your Master’s Degree. Most of us already know about the FAFSA for Graduate students, which qualifies you for the standard government loans. However, with a combination of smart shopping, some extra paperwork and savvy bargaining, you just might be able to score yourself a discount or even a free ride. There are different types of financial aid available, and the first step to savvy financing is to understand the differences.  Read on to learn more. Continue reading