Paying for College

  • How to Find Tuition Fees for State Universities

    Tuition (and the various fees associated with attending an institution of higher learning) can be a hard pill to swallow for many college students already struggling financially. It's important to be able to find tuition costs both on the...
    By Austin Kaye-Smith June 9, 2011 

  • The Math Behind Saving Money to Pay Your Child's College Tuition

    Knowing how much to save for your child’s college education can seem like a complicated matter. However, it is really just an application of the time value of money. Sounds complicated? Don't worry we'll walk you through it with some...
    By John Garger June 1, 2011 

  • In Search of College Grants to Help Students Buy a Computer

    Although the federal government made it clear in their guidelines that federal student aids may be used to buy a computer, perhaps one should also be aware that it’s not that simple. Chances are, the aids referred to here are the loans and not the...
    By ciel s cantoria June 1, 2011 

  • Planning Your College Budget Ahead of Time: Tips to Making Money Stretch

    Most college students aren't going to be making much money, and any money you do make will most likely be going straight into tuition, books and other expenses. Learn how to budget your money to make it last the whole school year!
    By Ronda Bowen May 30, 2011 

  • A College Fund With Some Flexibility

    Is a money market college fund right for you and your family? With so many choices for funding college tuition out there, it's hard to know which one will work for you. This option offers some flexibility when it comes to accessing your money...
    By Noreen Gunnell May 20, 2011 

  • Best Vanguard Fund for College Savings

    What is the best Vanguard Fund for college savings, if one wants to save for college for a loved one? Here we describe various funds for your convenience. You may be able to decide by just knowing what's available. If you still need help, Vanguard's...
    By Mike White May 19, 2011 

  • Finding College Scholarships for Top-ranked Students

    There are five college scholarships for valedictorians that the graduating high school student should know about. Find out what it takes to apply for them and how much money they put toward a college education.
    By Sylvia Cochran May 16, 2011 

  • Balancing the College Load and the Work Load

    College is often stressful for any student. Since many students have to earn money while attending school, the challenges facing working college students are many. So how can you begin to balance out working and going to college at the same time?
    By Stephanie Torreno May 15, 2011 

  • Calculating the Cost Per Credit Hour

    Are you ready to do some hard-line comparison shopping for a college? It starts by figuring out how much you might pay.
    By Sylvia Cochran May 13, 2011 

  • Guide to Getting a College Scholarship for Art Majors

    College Art Majors can specialize in anything from Music Therapy to 3D Visual Arts or even Design Layout and advertising. With such a broad range of possible paths there are almost as many ways to get college scholarships. College scholarships for art...
    By KennethSleight April 16, 2011 
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