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How to Decode Your College Financial Aid Offer Letter

It’s college admission season, the time of year when you find out whether you're accepted by the schools you hope to attend this fall.<p>It's also the …

Best (and Worst) Words to Include in Your Resume

Best and Worst Resume Buzzwords<p>Updated October 02, 2017<p>Resumes don’t necessarily have to be a single page long anymore, but that real estate is …

Employment

Opinion: 14 life lessons you wish you had learned in college but probably didn’t

I’ve gotten the opportunity to speak with a number of college students over the past few years. I’m always impressed at how far ahead of the game …

Why you should go ahead and take that weird college class

Good news for college students trying to explain their unconventional course selections to their parents this winter break: Loading up on classes …

Billionaire Warren Buffett Says This 1 Skill Will Boost Your Career Value by 50 Percent | Inc.com

Imagine working on one skill in 2017 that--once you improve it--will raise your value by 50 percent. The one skill is public speaking.<p>The dividends on the investment you make in sharpening your communication skills will pay off for the rest of your career. Don't take my word for it. Listen to …

Public Speaking

Save Big Bucks on College Dorm Shopping This Year

You may not need to buy as much as you think. And when you do, you can often find bargains.<p>Dorm shopping is the mother of all back-to-school shopping …

3 Steps to More College Financial Aid From FAFSA

Even families with high incomes should plan to fill out the FAFSA—and soon<p>You may think your family is too well-off to qualify for financial aid, but …

8 Colleges That Just Launched Big Tuition Discount Programs

These deals might be worth snatching up if you're a qualifying student.<p>There might be big savings on the horizon for high school students looking for …

How to Be a Terrible Roommate

Bringing in a revolving door of randos for overnight stays is guaranteed to make your roomies hate you.<p>Until very recently, I’ve never lived alone. I …

You Were Deferred by Your Top College—What Now?

First, don’t despair. Next, make sure your application to that college, and any others, is as strong as it can be.<p>As the first round of college …

How Not to Panic During Your Freshman Year of College

The author of "The Naked Roommate" shares his advice.<p>Transitioning from high school to college isn’t an easy process. Harlan Cohen, author of a book …

3 Money Must-Dos for Before You Head Off to College

These steps can have a long-term impact on your finances.<p>With tuition on a steady incline, it’s important to do your research before applying. …

Here’s What Colleges Really Want to See in Your Application

These 12 things can make a big difference, professional college counselors say.<p>Most college-bound students and their parents must wonder sooner or …

Slow U.S. tuition growth is 'new normal' for higher education: Moody's | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. universities and colleges should expect to see sluggish tuition growth next year, according to a report released Thursday by Moody’s Investors Service.<p>A sign for the entrance of the Saybrook College is seen on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in this November …

These Are the Bachelor's Degrees With the Highest Starting Salaries

It's good to be an engineer<p>Interested in a career that will pay for your college degree as quickly as possible? Then (sorry, psychology majors) you …

How to Deal With a Bad College Roommate

Students who aren't used to sharing a room may have difficulty compromising with roommates. Different personalities, friends or study and party …

How To Make the Most of a Meeting With a College Adviser

The best questions to ask depend on where you are in the process.<p>Every subscriber to the MONEY College Planner receives a credit for a half-hour, …

What You'll Actually Pay At 1,550 Colleges

There are two prices for every college degree: the sticker price and the net price. The sticker price is the number that most schools list in their brochures. The net price is that very same number less scholarships, grants and financial aid. It is what you actually pay. For an incoming freshman, …

Know What to Do Before, During and After the Scholarship Search

​There is so much to do to prepare for college and though this process may begin even before your senior year, it certainly escalates quickly when …

How Much Will College Really Cost You?

Use this tool to get an estimate.<p>Chances are you won’t pay the full sticker price for a college degree. At private schools, 75% of students qualify …

Colleges Take Aim at Improving Student Success

​Want to boost your chances of having a great college experience, finishing on time and landing a job after graduation? You can dramatically raise …

Obama Announces FAFSA Change To Make College Aid Decision Earlier And Easier

The Obama Administration today announced changes to the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the college aid form that millions of Americans complete each year to be eligible for federal and (sometimes) state or college based aid. The changes become effective in October of 2016, which …

College & University

Tweetable tips turn into real college savings

The fun thing about scanning a stream of tweets is that you're bound to spot something that you didn't know. Some quick fact or news tidbit pops up …

These are the best jobs for millennials

Returning to or starting college can be a wonderful time for many students, full of opportunities to make new friends or reunite with old ones — and …

Why I’m Glad I Had Student Loans

It’s that time of year again, students across the country are heading to college and it’s likely coming with a heavy price tag. I too attended a …

10 things all students should have in their apartments

To succeed in college, you need more than just motivation and perseverance to get things done. You also need a supportive environment — conducive to efficiency and success to complement your hardworking nature as a student, right?<p>So, what exactly might you need? Here are 10 suggestions.<p><b>1. Bluetooth</b> …

New Common App for Colleges Goes Online This Weekend

This year's Common Application has some significant changes students should know about<p>Summertime may still be in full swing, but rising high school …

Everything You Need to Know When Hunting for Scholarships

We recently looked at the basics of merit-based scholarships and how institutions determine what you'll be able to pay. Now it's time to make a …