Comparing Award Letters

So, the moment has arrived.  A financial aid award letter has arrived in your mailbox!  Ripping it open, perhaps you find columns of numbers or financial aid jargon that only makes your head spin.  Grants, loans, scholarships, work-study… How do…

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Myths of FAFSA

On January 4th, CNN Money reported on the fears of budget cuts for young college students.  Education Secretary Arne Duncan wrote a letter to Congress stating that if the budget cuts go through (starting in March), programs like FAFSA (Free Application…

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Golden Rule #5

Hiring managers today get too many applications for employment, especially in the current economy.  With unemployment rates hovering in the 7-8% range, you might say that it's an "employer's market."  Hiring managers need to quickly weed the stack of applications…

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Golden Rule #3

Have you ever walked into a high tech computer store to buy a computer?  Friendly sales people will fill your head with RAM, gigabytes, core processors, hard drive space, pixels, and bus speeds until you have no idea what to…

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