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A Scholarship Opportunity for Your Students

1 For 2 Education Foundation has a Scholarship Opportunity available to all your students. Each director of the 1 For 2 Education Foundation credits their higher education for the opportunity they had in life and are determined to “pay-it-forward” in an innovative way. These successful entrepreneurs each had their lives transformed by their education. With the Read More

New study shows more than half of parents with college-bound students failed to fill out the FAFSA

The FAFSA becomes available on October 1st and parents with students in college are encouraged to fill it out even if they don’t believe they will get any financial aid. Discover Student Loans recently conducted a study that showed more than half of parent with college-bound students actually took the time to fill out the Read More

Understanding How to Prioritize Your Financial Aid Search

It’s no secret: the cost of college has exploded in recent years and has continued to rise. In 2017 – 2018, the average cost of tuition for a private college or university was $41,727. For a public out-of-state university, the average tuition was $26,010. For a public in-state university, the average tuition was $10,691. This Read More

60 Percent of former COLLEGE students are CONCERNED about having to work extra jobs to make ends meet

Sixty percent of former college students who are currently repaying student loans are concerned their student loan repayments will cause them to work extra jobs to make ends meet, according to a survey commissioned by Discover Student Loans. This year’s survey examined perceptions about repaying student loans and the impact of repayment on finances and Read More

Decoding the Cost of College – The Case for Transparent Financial Award Letters

New America and uAspire have teamed up to create a comprehensive report that sheds light on how financial aid award letters keep students and families in the dark and offers solutions to better inform students about college costs and financial aid. For the report they analyzed thousands of financial aid award letters and found not Read More

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