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College Resource Center

May
28
2015

I was awarded a Parent Plus Loan, should I take it?

Several different types of financial aid are available for students enrolling in college, including scholarships, grants and loans. While scholarships and grants require no repayment, borrowers must eventually repay the full balance of their student loans plus interest. As the parent of a student in college, you may be offered a unique type of financing […]

Posted by Shoum Chakravarti

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May
26
2015

What Factors Affect Student Loan Interest Rates?

The interest rate on your student loan is influenced by a number of factors, ranging from your individual credit profile to ever-changing forces within the global financial markets. What about personal credit history? Usually the most profound influence on your student loan interest rates is your individual credit history and financial profile. Fortunately, that also […]

Posted by David Barak

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May
21
2015

The Best Way to Save For College? What Every Parent Should Know About 529 Plans

You are not alone if you feel that saving for college and selecting the correct savings vehicle can be a daunting task. A recent national Gallup survey revealed that saving for college is the top financial concern of parents with children under 18. A 2013 Sallie Mae survey found that 67% of families eliminated schools […]

Posted by David Barak

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May
18
2015

Navigating Student Loan Repayment

With the rising cost of higher education, students are turning to federal and private student loans for funding. Understanding the terms and repayment process of your loan is important because student loans can affect your credit score and financial health. You should choose a repayment plan that is best for you based on your financial […]

Posted by Mary Grace Leal

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May
15
2015

Three Tips For Successfully Landing The Summer Job

In the next 6 weeks, almost every student will be done with college for the year! How exciting! But for many students, that means going to work during the summer. Whether it’s an internship or a job, it’s essential that college students get work experience during the summers. That experience is one of the biggest […]

Posted by David Barak

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