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5 Reasons Why College Savings and Student Loan Assistance Should be Part of Every Employer’s Benefits Package

A new star has emerged in the employee benefits space. Fueled by the growing crisis of higher education expenses, college savings and student loan repayment benefits programs have grown increasingly popular in the past years, falling into line among the most in-demand employer offerings on the marke...

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Control What You Can in Times of Uncertainty: Important Documents for Parents of College Students

While many parents and students are still awaiting final word on whether and to what extent post-secondary classes will be held on campus this upcoming semester and still deciding whether to submit their Fall semester payments which are now coming due, uncertainty is in the air. The traditional exci...

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Q&A: Gift of College Strategic Advisor Jaime Casap

Gift of College has an ambitious vision: a future where every young person has access to higher education, without the burden of student loan debt weighing them down for decades to come. In pursuit of this vision, we seek out innovators and employers who are ready to link arms and further strengthen...

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Financial Literacy Starts At Home: How 529 Plans Can Help

As with many forms of education, the seeds of financial literacy are first planted and nourished at home. Parents serve not only as Chief Operating Officers but also as Chief Education and Chief Financial Officers of their families. Whether a single parent or sharing the responsibility of parenting ...

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Back-to-School Season Tips and Tricks

Heading back to school can be an exciting but stressful time for many students. It's a fun occasion where you'll get to meet your friends, enjoy the excitement of a new year of leaning, and know that plenty of unique experiences are lying ahead, but it can also be quite challenging and stressful to ...

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Important FAFSA Deadlines

Did you know the deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, for the 2019 to 2020 school year is June 30, 2020. If you're attending college now or in the future, there's a good chance you will need some form of financial aid to afford its expense. Fortunately, the ...

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Gen Zs Focus on Career Paths and Cost Savings in Pursuit of Higher Ed

Survey by College Savings Foundation High school students realize saving is key to funding higher education Today’s high school students are career-focused and cost-conscious about their decisions to choose and fund higher education, according to the findings of The College Savings Found...

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The Best Guide to Facebook Usage during a Job Search for Every Student

It’s no secret that social media is deeply rooted in every aspect of our lives by now. Almost everybody that has access to it no matter the age, nationality, or social status posts a big section of their lives on social platforms. The usage of social media revolutionized job searching and ch...

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Affordable Health Insurance for College Students

If you are off to college, you have many options for getting health insurance coverage. You may think that there are few health insurance options for college students. The fact is that students have many choices when covering their healthcare needs. Here is what you need to know about the five most...

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The Myriad of Benefits that Higher Education Provides

Will you go to college? That’s the most common question that high-school students get. Before they even graduate from high school, they have to make the big decision and they have to be absolutely confident in their choice. The pressure is huge and it’s not easy to handle. On one si...

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How to Manage Time As a Working Student?

As if college itself wasn’t hard enough, there’s plenty of students who need to work in addition to studying. The expenses are great and many of you simply don’t have a choice but to work in order to cover them. Depending on the type of job you’re doing, time management could surface as a problem. H...

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Tips & Tools to Stay Organized While Getting Ready for College

Many people look back on their college years as the best of their lives. After making it through primary school and graduating with a high school diploma, college is when a teenager becomes an adult, learning self-sufficiency and independence while gaining the knowledge and skills necessary for the ...

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How Can Students Improve their Focus?

The age of ubiquitous connectivity has also been called ‘the age of loss of focus’, with digital tools often forming a big a distraction as they are a tool in research and organization. According to Daniel Goleman, a psychologist and author of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence , “The real mess...

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11 Ways to Prepare for Freshman Year of College

Transitioning from high school to college can be overwhelming for students. There are ways you can prepare for this new chapter. The following tips can help an incoming freshman have a smooth transition and build a foundation for a successful college year. Create a budget. Maybe when you we...

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5 Money-Saving Apps To Download Before You Head Back To School

Before you return to campus, you might be staring at a to-do list that looks something like this: Pick a federal or private student loan , wrap up your summer work, and pack up your car. But you should add one more item to the list: Download money-saving apps. The following five apps will help ...

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10 Tips to Help You Prepare for the GMAT Exam

A high GMAT score is a crucial deciding factor for acceptance into many MBA programs. Taking the GMAT can be stressful as students see their future riding on the outcome of the test. Thoroughly studying for the GMAT is highly advised and there are a multitude of tips and tricks for getting the...

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7 Security Tips when Downloading Study Materials

The internet is full of useful study materials that can help you to complete those assignments and revise for that test. From practice papers to set texts, multimedia revision programs to example essays, there’s plenty of stuff out there. But downloading study materials can put your computer ...

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The Ultimate FAFSA Guide for 2018 - Infographic

Why Should I Apply for FAFSA? Every year, millions of dollars in student aid goes unclaimed because students and families are not sure if they should apply. You should apply for FAFSA every year regardless of income. Here's why: It is FREE! Any site that asks for money to apply for FAFSA is a ...

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How to Concentrate and Not Fail Finals

It is that time of the year again – the finals. You probably know all the do’s and don’ts and yet, you keep losing your concentration, as always. Everyone says the same – don’t forget to sleep, study a lot, and stick to the calendar. But, you are the one left with the burden of learning anything an...

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Best Apps to Improve Every Aspect of Your Student Life

The student life is not an easy one, and the ever-expanding list of responsibilities, assignments, projects, lectures, essays, and tasks does not make it any easier. Truth be told, students need a lot of help managing the various aspects of their lives in order to be as productive and as efficient ...

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