Paying to Study Abroad

Many students pass up the wonderful opportunity to study abroad because they believe that they don’t have the money. This is very unfortunate, however, as studying abroad doesn’t have to be the financial burden that many students believe it to be. If you want to study abroad but are afraid of spending the money, consider […]

Best Jobs for the College Student

With busy class schedules, a social life, and involvement in extracurricular activities, many students have their plates full. However, many college students are looking for a little extra cash to use for tuition or to go out on the weekend. There are many options for part- time work that college students can fit into their […]

Save big with Student ID

With the increasing cost of textbooks, tuition, and college expenses, many college students are pinching their wallets to save money. One of the first expenses of a college student is the handy Student Identification Card. This card will allow you to check out library books, store your meal plan, and act as a key card […]

Pay for College Without Added Stress

As you embark on your college career, it is important to have your finances and savings in check. College is a large investment that can cost over six figures  for attending  four years. It is easy to go into debt and cause large amounts of stress. Do not panic. There are options to assist you […]

Financial Aid Spotlight: GSA Research Grant

The Geological Society of America (GSA) runs a grant program to enable students in higher education to conduct research relevant to the fields of geology or earth science. This grant can be worth up to $4,000, and it can be used by students in need of financial aid for their education and research so they […]

Student Loan Repayment Options

Five-figure student loan debt is a thing of the present. This debt is a completely new beast that recent graduates contend with on a yearly, monthly and sometimes daily basis. Student debt has risen 47% in the past decade; along with economic downturn, this makes the world an uncertain place for recent graduates. Students are […]

Dating On A College Budget

Taking someone special out during college can often break the monthly budget. Keep the fancy dinners to a minimum, like special occasions. Steaks by candle light every Saturday night will quickly leave a student broke. Coffee Date First dates and low-key outings can be a tricky thing to pull off. Impressing a potential significant other […]

Student Loan Repayment Options

Most college students dread looking at their student loan statements, and with the average student in 2008 graduating with over $23,000 in student loan debt, it’s no wonder why. Student loan payments, coupled with the expenses of everyday life and the difficulties college graduates face with today’s job market, can make the prospect of repaying […]