Education / Preparing For College

  • Half of parents now expect kids to cover the cost of college

      

    With college tuitions skyrocketing, it’s no surprise parents are worried whether they have enough to cover the cost. According to the fifth annual survey from Discover Student Loans,...

  • 6 free ways to learn how to code

      

    The future of education is all about lifelong learning, but too many people don't further their education after they get out of school. Now the beauty of the Internet can come to rescue...

  • This essay about Costco got a high school senior into 5 Ivy League schools

      

    Most high school seniors have received college acceptance letters by April and must decide which schools they'll attend by May.  For those with more than one offer, the decision...

  • 6 ways to eliminate student loan debt from your life

      

    Student loans are a backbreaking burden on many people in this country both young and old. Collectively, our borrowing for education is more than $1 trillion. Thankfully, there are some ways you...

  • These 25 colleges had the biggest tuition hikes

      

    On March 4, the University of Southern California announced its tuition for the 2016-2017 school year will surpass $50,000 for the first time in school history. This makes it one of the most...

  • 10 great colleges that don't require you to take student loans

      

    With so much student loan debt out there, it may seem hard to believe that not every college and university is just after your money. But in fact, more and more schools are offering ways for...

  • The college majors that earn the most and least money after graduation

      

    There are a few ways to go about choosing a college major. If you pick a field you're interested in, it'll make the process of finding a job you like a lot easier down the road. But then...

  • These programs can help erase your student loan debt

      

    With 43 million Americans struggling to pay of their student loan debt, more and more people are looking for ways to reduce the burden of those seemingly never-ending monthly payments. If...

  • These cities will help pay your student loans!

      

    Are you overwhelmed with student loan debt? Here's an unusual idea that might help. Several communities across the country that are suffering from "brain drain" -- where all the...

  • 529 plans expand to allow more eligible expenses

      

    If you're saving for your child's college, there's a tool that can help you get it done in a tax-free way. The best way to save for college is a 529 plan A 529 plan is the best...

  • 11 best ways to find a college scholarship

      

    The idea of student loans can be pretty terrifying -- especially considering the average 2015 college graduate was left with more than $35,000 to pay back for their education. It's no...

  • Best 529 plans to help pay for college

      

    A 529 Plan is the best way to save for your kid's college. 529 plans -- aka college-savings plans -- allow you, a relative or a friend to put money aside as an investment for a child's...

  • Is your campus taking kickbacks from banks?

      

    Did you know some of the giant monster mega banks have been paying massive kickbacks to universities and alumni groups for the right to push debt to students? The banks are buying lists of home...

  • Is your campus taking kickbacks from banks?

      

    Did you know some of the giant monster mega banks have been paying massive kickbacks to universities and alumni groups for the right to push debt to students? The banks are buying lists of home...

  • 9 ways to pay for college without student loans

      

    Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached about $1.2 trillion -- including both federal and private student loans. It's no secret that college isn't cheap -- and the price of education...