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What Does the New Debt Deal Mean to Recent College Graduates?

For the last two weeks the fracas over whether or not the federal government was going to raise the debt ceiling (and thus not default on their bills) has dominated the news. Now that a deal has been reached by our three-ring (circus) government, everyone heaved a big sigh of relief. After all, a deal […]

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5 Invaluable Pieces of Good News About Financial Aid

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For many people the most stressful thing about going to college is how to pay for it. In 2010, for example, private college tuition rose nationwide on average by 4.5 percent. And the tuition for some state-run universities (i.e. California and Florida) jumped as high as 30 percent. Given that the consumer price index for […]

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Financial Aid Webinar with EducationToday This Friday!

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I’ll be hosting a webinar covering the ins and outs of financial aid this Friday (May 13) with our good friends over at the EducationToday blog. We’ll be covering every kind of financial aid from scholarships to Pell grants to Stafford loans. We’ll also cover the entire process of how to find, apply for financial […]

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Financial Aid Director Career Field

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Financial aid directors are responsible for managing the financial aid functions and departments of post-secondary learning institutions likecolleges, universities, vocational training centers, and other schools. They also oversee scholarships and fellowship programs where applicable. They must have a thorough knowledge of state and federal student loan and grant programs. Generally, they will have several years […]

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