Merit Scholarships: What Are They and How Can You Get Them?

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/17/18 12:10 PM / by Andy Wang

When it comes to financial aid, the form that students often apply to outside of need-based help is merit-based scholarships. Ranging from standard categories such as scientific excellence to categories that are meant to help certain groups like first generation college students, there  are many forms of scholarships that students can choose to apply to. 

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What You Should Know To Financially Prepare For College

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/29/18 12:00 PM / by Lucy Penny

Being prepared for college is more important than ever and for many high school seniors, the last months of high school are spent getting ready to head off to college. For these students, this means researching career choices, corresponding majors, and colleges that meet those desires.

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Guides: How to Find and Apply for Scholarships

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/7/18 12:00 PM / by Amanda Orbuch

Worried about the costs of applying to college? Not sure how to get the most out of your financial aid possibilities? Join Synocate's Financial Aid expert Rashi as she explains how to maximize the number of scholarships you win to reduce the cost of college tuition.

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Guides: 3 Big Ways to Save Money While in College

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/26/18 12:00 PM / by Christina Le

Everyone knows that college isn’t cheap. Other than the staggeringly high tuition costs, most college students also have to worry about purchasing textbooks and materials for classes, paying rent and 

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Everything You Need to Know About Financial Aid: Part 2

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/22/17 6:54 PM / by Rashi Jindani

Financial Aid is an often misunderstood topic when it comes to college admissions. People do not understand how the application process works and why they should even be filling out the FAFSA. here are some common mistakes I have found people making when it comes to Financial Aid. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Financial Aid: Part I

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/18/17 7:42 PM / by Niko Mann

 

College is expensive. Many of us  aren’t sure how we will pay for tuition and need help finding ways of how to cover expenses. If you are going to college soon and you will need financial aid, you will need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA). Federal Student Aid is a division of the U.S. Department of Education which provides more than $120 billion in financial aid to students every year.

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Should You Get a Part-time Job in College?

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/28/17 12:06 PM / by Matthew Veldman

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How to Save Money in College

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/13/17 11:11 AM / by Lauren Ward

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The Regular Decision Wait is Over: What to Consider When Accepting a College Offer

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/3/17 6:32 AM / by Lauren Ward

Your mailbox (or inbox, depending on the school) is beginning to fill with decision letters. After months and years of preparation, you’re finally starting to hear back from all those colleges you 

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Community College or University? Part 1 -- Structure

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/23/17 11:11 PM / by Anirudh Kumar

Those who have considered this question have likely spent many nights debating for one side or the other, and those who haven’t probably wouldn’t want to. Once you truly understand how perplexing 

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