There's a pervasive attitude in higher education that as long as you pass every class, your grades don't really matter. There's some truth to that - especially as it pertains to job applications - but there are plenty of ways that lackluster college grades can hamper your future.
There are a number of healthcare coverage options available to college students. We'll walk you through the most popular strategies, and help you decide which one is most appropriate for your situation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.