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Schools without Hidden Expenses: Part 3
Getting into college is one thing, but figuring out how to pay for it is another.
It's a challenge that millions of Americans face every year. Usually, it doesn't matter where you live; for in-state and out-of-state schools, both public and private, cost of attendance can be thousands — and often tens of thousands — of dollars per semester, leaving you scrambling to find ways to make financial ends meet. Merit- and athletic-based scholarships aren't always available, and need-based grants will only take you so far. Student loans can serve as a short-term solution but, in the long run, can leave you drowning in debt well beyond graduation.
Many schools, however, are aiming to eliminate those financial struggles with a deal that sounds too good to be true but isn't: free college tuition. At these 16 institutions, you can rest easy knowing that the expenses for your education are already covered. More...
Doing Good . Undergrad Life
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Are you wondering why and how to volunteer in college? Perhaps you’ve heard a great deal about the benefits of volunteering, but aren’t sure that it is right for you. One of the best things about volunteering is that you can choose where to dedicate your time. Choosing something you’re passionate about can make all of the difference in your long-term goals. More...
If you’re a college student set to graduate in 2016, there’s no doubt the job market is on your mind. While it’s true that hiring companies may have more jobs for new college grads this year than they did in 2015, it’s also true that there’s still a lot of competition. That’s why you need to think carefully and strategically about job applications, especially in terms of location.
How does location play into your job search? Where are the best places to go? More...
Life After . Undergrad Life
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The last year in college involves celebration and anticipation. You’re about to earn a degree, but at the same time, you’re facing the working world and are tasked with starting a career. If the last four or so years were difficult, remember that their whole purpose has been to prepare you for life after school. As you’re about to graduate, it’s time to evaluate: Are you ready for the real world? More...
It may not seem like it just yet, but the school year is winding down and summer will be here before you know it. Now is the perfect time to find a great summer internship or job that will help further along your career someday. More...