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New York Times: Time to Pay Interns

By: Reyna Gobel MBA, MJ Unpaid internships are one of the separators between the opportunities of the have and have nots in the U.S., according to Ron Leiber at The New York Times. I’m enrolled in a Master’s of Public Health program in Nutrition at the City University of New York. Qualified classmates avoid the […]
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How Do You Make College Worth It?

Getting Good Value from a College Education
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The Average College Degree’s Worth $300K, New Report Says

Tips for Getting Money's Worth at College
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11 2022-2023 Avoidable FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA Mistakes

How to Maximize FAFSA Efforts
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FAFSA Simplification Costs Large Families Big Money

How Future FAFSA Changes Affect Families
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5 Tips for Cutting Textbook Spending in Half

How to slash textbook prices by half
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Why You Need Tuition Insurance Before College Starts 2021

What Tuition Insurance Covers
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5 Surprising Facts About AP Classes

Low AP Scores Boost College Success
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Discounts or Scholarships? 50% off a College Education?

It may sound strange, but if your family received a “scholarship” to buy a car would it lead you to buy it?  We encourage college parents to consider the implications for your own college admissions experience and be careful to understand the difference between a true scholarship from what would otherwise be viewed as a […]
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Balancing Cash, Savings and Financing Options to Pay for College Costs

You were ecstatic when she was awarded that merit scholarship. Even better when she still got a need-based grant. She accepted the admission offer, and then life was a swirl of senior year ceremonies, graduation, parties, and maximizing her last summer before going off to college. You hadn’t really thought more about college costs until […]