Higher education costs climb every year. But you can take advantage of these tax breaks.
While consumers may find comfort in the CFPB's mandate to improve student loan servicers, right now borrowers' best advocates are themselves.
For a child born today, the four-year costs of tuition, room and board, and books could run $196,496. How can you tell if your college savings is on track?
There are some other, less common ways you can find internships — you don’t have to be stuck using mass job boards.
If you are applying for college, your social media behavior could determine whether or not you’ll get into your dream school.
It can be challenging enough to get into a certain academic program — do students have to have a good credit score to be able to pay for it?
It’s too easy to fall into the trap of assuming that a more expensive school automatically equates to a “better” one-- and then making sacrifices that may not be worth the larger price and incremental value.
The cost of college textbooks has risen at a much higher pace than inflation in the past 15 years, increasing by more than 100%. Some experts argue this bubble has already burst…but that may be good news for students.
Some students are going way past a one-semester study abroad program amd and attending four and five-year degree programs at schools outside the U.S. But college coaches warn students weigh a variety of factors before making the decision.
So you finally know what you want to be when you grow up, until you start taking classes in your degree and are now having second thoughts. Don’t panic, experts say it happens all the time, and that you should ask these questions before making your next move.
College isn’t always the next step for every graduating high school senior—here’s what experts say students should consider when thinking about taking a gap year, how to boost their resumes and gain valuable experience outside of the classroom.
Many students and parents will be touring college campuses this fall to learn more about the school’s academic programs and get a sense for what campus life is like--here are four questions experts say students and their parents should ask on a tour to get the most out of their on-campus exposure.
The college admissions process is fiercely competitive and experts say that the timing of when applications are submitted can make a difference when it comes to receiving an acceptance letter—here’s what students should consider when mapping out college application options.
Not every student picks the right school and some students may realize that college isn’t the right fit for them altogether—here are factors the experts say students should consider if they feel they made a mistake with their college decision and how it could affect their financial and career goals.
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As the six-month grace period for student loan payments for the Class of 2013 is winding down, here are three steps recent grads should take to get a better handle on student loan debt and get it paid off quickly and easily.
Closing out your car loan may not stop a repo. It's a matter of timing. Avoid these hurdles.