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Being able to get out of college with the least amount of debt I can.
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The New School Competition | 2012-2013 Scholarships

The New School Competition | 2012-2013 Scholarships | Paying for College | Scoop.it
SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDY IN NYC We are honored to present a life changing scholarship opportunity organized by Student Competitions – The New School.
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This article shows a scholarship to a great language school in New York City. It's really simple and school related, an easy way to earn money to go to the New School.

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House Bill Would Make Major Changes in Student-Loan Debt ...

House Bill Would Make Major Changes in Student-Loan Debt ... | Paying for College | Scoop.it

This new bill could change loans for low income families. They will cap off loans interest at 15% of their income after basic living expenses. Also it will cap off the interest of loan owned at half the face value at the time of graduation.

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Scholarships for Volunteers Reward Students Who Give Back

Scholarships for Volunteers Reward Students Who Give Back | Paying for College | Scoop.it

There are local and national funds available to students volunteering in their communities.

 

This article shows that there is many scholarships for students that are involved in their community. Ranging from from $500 to $5,000+, this is useful information for those who have logged volunteer hours already and want to get rewarded for it. This article also explained that many colleges have their own community service scholarships as well.

 

 

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College Scholarships: 4 Ways to Win A Scholarship

College Scholarships: 4 Ways to Win A Scholarship | Paying for College | Scoop.it

Want to win a college scholarship? Here are four ways to boost your chances.

 

Scholarships are the best way to earn money for college. This article shows the best ways. Instead of going straight to private scholarships, look at what the college you're atttending and see if they have any merit based scholarships. Talent based scholarships are your next best option. Basically, this article showed me which scholarships to look at first.

 

 

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Scholarship applications open for 2013-2014 - The Scribe

Scholarship applications open for 2013-2014 - The Scribe | Paying for College | Scoop.it
Scholarship applications open for 2013-2014The ScribeStudents who receive scholarships can reduce the number of hours they work, giving more time for extra activities such as studying, joining athletic clubs on campus and volunteering.
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This article shows another website for finding scholarships. It hel ps find scholarships for students who don't necessarily have a "great" GPA. They split up $6 million between all of the qualifying students.

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Student Loans With No Credit Checks: Some Factors to Consider

Student Loans With No Credit Checks: Some Factors to Consider | Paying for College | Scoop.it

Loans are now near impossible to avoid when paying for college. This article shows that different kinds of loans allow you to pay them of in different ways. Since most college students are coming directly out of high school most don't have any for of credit history to know how well they pay off their loans.

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Adrienne's comment, May 1, 2013 1:01 PM
This helped a lot to understand how different loans work.
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Open Scholarships - Scholarship America

These college scholarship programs are managed by Scholarship America and available to students in the general public.

 

This is a great list of scholarships and their links. Scholarships that are applicable to me are hard to find. I either don't have a high enough GPA or don't have the correct backround. This website has a variety of different scholarships with all sorts of eligability requirements.

 

 

 

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Key Differences Between Federal and Private Student Loans

Key Differences Between Federal and Private Student Loans | Paying for College | Scoop.it

Here are the differences between private student loans and federal student loans.

 

Wanting to have to pay of as little as possible after college, this article was helpful because it showed the differences between different types of loans. This will be helpful because I want to be able get loans with the least amount of interest possible. Also, it showed me that there are different payment options I can use to help me pay back any loans I will have to take out.

 

 

 

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Adrienne's comment, May 1, 2013 1:02 PM
It seems to be that federal loans are the way to go.