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My family is upper-middle class. They have the means, but they simply are not willing to help pay for my education at all. I'm hesitant to consider loans and I honestly don't know what to do. Any advise?
HuffingtonPost.com published an amusing look at the CC community, see if you agree with the list of things to do and not to do.
My son announced that he wants to quit soccer to focus on classes. He is an academically driven kid, with an eye toward getting into a top college. Am I coddling him too much by allowing him to stop playing?
Network news program is looking into a story about the challenges and stress of students and parents who are applying early decision ...
"... now even students from the highest income brackets are borrowing to finance their higher education dreams." ...
I'm the mom of a junior in a private catholic high school. We just began looking at colleges this week and would appreciate any suggestions on how to get started. Thanks for sharing your tips!
"Many schools charge a special fee for using plastic to pay tuition, which could add up to an extra $3,000 over four years for a private school student." Read more!
" ... Even as a college junior, I still feel uncomfortable when people ask where I go ... [it] often serves to alienate people …"