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How to Build Your Network

Building a professional network full of people in your desired industry will make it much easier when you’re trying to land a job after college. So how exactly can you build a net work?
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Figuring Out Finances With Roommates

When you live with someone in college, arguments can be common. You fight about the dishes, overnight guests and whose turn it is to buy the oat milk. But fighting about money? That’s a fight you can avoid.
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Tips to Help You Decide if Study Abroad is Right for You

For most students, studying abroad is a trade-off. On the one hand, it's an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in a new culture without the responsibilities and restrictions that come with adult life. On the other hand, it's really, really expensive. That can be a deal breaker for some students - especially if they're not receiving financial assistance from parents or another outside source.
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How Current Inflation is Affecting College Students

As a college student, all the talk about rising inflation might seem like a distant concern. But the current state of the economy doesn't just affect those who have already graduated and started their careers - it has a direct impact on your student loans, living expenses and more. That impact will vary depending on your specific situation. In the article below, we'll break down everything you need to know about how inflation interacts with your student loans.
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Investing as a College Student

Investing is like growing trees, and planting even just a few seeds early on can be more important than planting a whole orchard later in life. In other words, any amount you can invest while still in college will have a large impact on your financial future.
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Tips for Registering for College Courses

When it comes to preparing for college, class registration probably seems like an afterthought. At that point you've already chosen a school and decided on a funding strategy, so what is there to worry about?
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Types of Federal Loans: Parent PLUS Loans

Many parents assume that in order to help pay for their child's college tuition and other related expenses, they'll need to start saving early on. But while that can be a useful strategy, it's not the only way to help fund a college education. Parent PLUS loans are a type of federal student loan available to parents who want to help pay for their child's education. Read below for more information.
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Financial Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

June is Pride Month, where we take some time to celebrate the LGBTQ community and recognize the struggles they face on a daily basis. But while much of that struggle comes from the explicit prejudice that persists in our society, there are also more subtle challenges that LGBTQ individuals are forced to overcome. For instance, LGBTQ students tend to experience more financial difficulties than their cisgendered counterparts. 
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7 Tips for Commuting College Students

To really get a feel for campus culture as a commuter, you need to intentionally seek out on-campus experiences and go out of your way to build relationships. Here are some strategies to do that.
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Why Funding U?

While most private student loans require a cosigner, Funding U doesn’t. And that’s not the only thing that makes it different than other student loans. Click below to see why Funding U might be the best student loan choice for you.