We've all read the statistics that a college graduate earns $1 million more over their lifetime than a non-college grad. That's a pretty compelling reason to go to college, isn't it? But is it accurate? Or does it depend on what you study? And therefore, what kind of career you will pursue when you graduate? A new Georgetown University study has found that yes, indeed, … [Read more...] about How Much Is Your College Degree Really Worth?
After a rather long spring break, the Financial Aid Finder is back with our Scholarship Thursday update. This week, we've got three hot scholarship opportunities with deadlines of this weekend. You don't have much time, so get to it! 1) Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholars Remember our article on Monday about the growing need for financial aid among community college … [Read more...] about Scholarship Thursday #4
Taxes Are Due… And So Are Some Scholarships Applications With the IRS filing deadline looming, you may not even realize that the week of April 15th is also a popular deadline for many scholarships. Hopefully you’ll be getting some money back from the government’s stimulus package (unless, of course, your parents still claim you as a dependent) – but even still, applying for … [Read more...] about 3 New College Scholarships For Tax Week
You may think your week is over. But for scholarship seekers, the real work is just beginning. If you haven't already applied for college scholarships, it's not too late. Take a few hours every week to search for scholarships you qualify for -- and then a few more hours to complete your applications. When you win free money for college, you will be glad for the … [Read more...] about APHA Get Ready Scholarship, Frame My Future Scholarship, National Essay Competition
Do you need help with your financial aid application? Are you worried about how to complete your FAFSA in order to maximize your student aid award? If your answers were yes and YES, then you need to know about College Goal Sunday. I just read about this free nationwide program in my local Saturday paper. I was so impressed with what I read that I jumped online to learn more. … [Read more...] about In the News: Free Help With Financial Aid From College Goal Sunday