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Is it possible to renegotiate your financial aid package?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Reena Gold Kamins Founder College, Career & Life, LLC. If the financial aid package you receive does not meet your expectations, you can ask for it to be re-evaluated. It helps if you have… Continue reading

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Is it better to focus on winning several small scholarships or one large one?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Rondalynne McClintock Owner/Principal Consultant Education Access Solutions Yes, but… If the small scholarships are local scholarships with little competition and requirements that you meet, it’s better to focus on them. However, if the large… Continue reading

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How can students squeeze cash out of their school?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the the experts. Here are their answers. Nina Berler Founder unCommon Apps In this turbulent economy students need to save all the cash they can. A major area of savings is in tuition, and there are a few ways to… Continue reading

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Does having a better score on the SAT increase the financial aid available to a student?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the the experts. Here are their answers. Kim, Glenchur, Educational Consultant, CollegesGPS Financial aid terminology is often technical and confusing. For example, some of the most competitive colleges do not offer “merit-based” scholarships. If they did so, then everyone on… Continue reading

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Are there any financial aid or scholarship offers specifically for LGBT students?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the the experts. Here are their answers. Reecy Aresty, College Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & Author, Payless For College, Inc. Yes, The Point Foundation is one of many. Do a Google search for more.   Lin, Johnson III LGBT college students… Continue reading

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What exactly is Affirmative Action and how does it affect minority students?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the the experts. Here are their answers. Annie Reznik Counselor/CEO College Guidance Coach Affirmative action is a blanket term that refers to any policy that aims to balance and improve racial inequities. The Supreme Court ruled that colleges and universities… Continue reading

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Tuition hikes signal more competition for scholarships

California has the best public university system in the country, with outstanding colleges for students at all levels.  For many years, the University of California and California State Universities charged “fees” for students to attend classes on their respective campuses.  Between the effects of the recession and the resulting budget cuts, California colleges have been… Continue reading

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Tips on how to get a scholarship

Finding money to pay for college is a top priority for many incoming college students. So getting a scholarship can be the deciding factor in attending college. Scholarships differ from loans in that you are given money that you never have to repay. You do not have to be at the top of your class… Continue reading

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