Category : Financing Education

Calculating Living Expenses for College Students

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Students around the country are breathing a collective sigh of relief after their high school graduations. Many plan to take summer jobs before leaving for college, but haven’t figured out how much they will need to save for college. Beyond room and board, there are a lot of places your hard-earned money can be spent. … Continue reading “Calculating Living Expenses for College Students” »

Avoid Student Loan Debt At College Of The Ozarks

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College of the Ozarks is so concerned about students racking up student loan debt, they’ve decided to no longer allow student loans. Find out how students pay for their classes. Continue reading “Avoid Student Loan Debt At College Of The Ozarks” »

Avoiding the Freshman $15,000

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Just as bad eating habits can lead to “the Freshman 15″ weight gain, bad spending habits in college can put you into debt that is hard to get rid of. See how you can avoid the “Freshman $15,000.” Continue reading “Avoiding the Freshman $15,000” »

Tips to Improve Financial Fitness For College Students

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College students should strive to accrue as little debt as possible while in school. Here are some tips to help you be in control of your college finances. Continue reading “Tips to Improve Financial Fitness For College Students” »

Balancing School and Professional Gaming

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TwitchTV’s latest announcement of their new competitive gaming scholarship raises the question: is it possible to make a career out of competitive gaming and still go to school? Would a $10,000 scholarship help? Continue reading “Balancing School and Professional Gaming” »

Success by Degrees $1,000 Scholarship Contest | Feb 21-29, 2012

February 21-29 scholarship contest

From February 21-29, you can enter to win one of two $500 scholarships through our random drawing or by submitting a blog post following the theme, “The Future of Online Education”. Continue reading “Success by Degrees $1,000 Scholarship Contest | Feb 21-29, 2012” »

Why is education important to you?

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In addition to this past week’s scholarship drawing, we asked a $100 bonus question: “Why is education important to you?” We received a lot of great responses and wanted to publish our top five runner ups here as well as announce the winner! Continue reading “Why is education important to you?” »

Success by Degrees $500 Scholarship giveaway! Feb 13-20, 2012

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Win a $500 scholarship between Feb 13-20! Continue reading “Success by Degrees $500 Scholarship giveaway! Feb 13-20, 2012” »

Johnnie Vela — $500 scholarship winner and aspiring architect

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Location: San Dimas, CA Student? Yes What are your thoughts on DegreeSearch and higher education? Degree Search is a wonderful program. It allows students who need money to keep attending college by filling out a simple form. It makes it fast and easy for people who are in … Continue reading “Johnnie Vela — $500 scholarship winner and aspiring architect” »

Scholarship Spotlight: Jerri Outlaw

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Location: Pembroke, NC Student? Yes What are your thoughts on DegreeSearch and higher education? I think DegreeSearch is great! Helping people is wonderful. Everyone should go into higher education. It not only gives you a better job opportunity it gives you the right moral skills, people skills, or … Continue reading “Scholarship Spotlight: Jerri Outlaw” »