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6 Tips to Maximize Your Search for Financial Aid

6 Tips to Maximize Your Search for Financial Aid

The following piece was written by David Bakke, a contributing writer for the popular personal finance website and blog, Money Crashers. He offers expertise on many important topics ranging from student loan debt and frugal living to retirement planning and careers. His work has been featured in various prominent publications such as Forbes and U.S. News & World Report.  The cost of a college education is high, and only getting higher. According to the College Board, the overall cost of one year of school at a public college comes in right around $22,000. At a private school, that number is closer to $43,000. The prospect of assuming ... Read More About 6 Tips to Maximize Your Search for Financial Aid

Ask a Financial Aid Expert: Mark Kantrowitz

Ask a Financial Aid Expert: Mark Kantrowitz

When it comes to financial aid, few people will be able to point you in right direction as well as national expert Mark Kantrowitz can. As the publisher of the very resourceful FinAid and Fastweb websites and the author of the bestseller Secrets to Winning a Scholarship, Mark has developed quite a name for himself as the go-to source for all financial aid inquiries. He has been featured in numerous prestigious publications and media outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today, CNN, and much more. Read on for the incredibly valuable insights and advice Mark shares on financial aid options and the future of higher education. VT: Wha ... Read More About Ask a Financial Aid Expert: Mark Kantrowitz