Archive for the 'scholarships' Category

11 Oct

Scholarships Replace Loans for Low-Income Families

Very few colleges have taken the initiative to offer students scholarships in place of loans. This summer, Amherst College in Massachusets joined the ranks of schools like Princeton and Davidson College by implementing a new financial aid program. Amherst’s program is targeted to help students graduate debt-free. Under the new policy, students will receive scholarship […]

17 Sep

Six Ways to Spot a Scholarship Scam

A while ago I posted some information on three common scholarship scams-ways that parents and students are victimized by fraudulent scholarship offers. Today I want to offer you six tips about how to catch scholarship scams before you waste your time and money. The following is a list of phrases and terms that the both […]

03 Sep

3 Things Everyone Should Know About Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

Before you or your student start applying for scholarships and financial aid, you absolutely need to know how to spot a scam. As parents have become more and more concerned about finding additional funding to help cover college costs, scam artists have begun to take advantage of this justifiable worry. Recent reports on websites like […]

25 Jun

How Students Can Have a Productive Summer

Summer is coming, and no doubt your student is ready for the break from tests and textbooks, but don’t forfeit this valuable time to boredom! Your son or daughter can get a lot more done during these next few months than watching music videos on Vh1. The free days of summer are an ideal time […]

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