Paying for College in Rhode Island in 5 Steps

Jan 17, 2014 12:12:00 PM

There's no question about it, college can be very expensive, and for many families, paying for college in Rhode Island can create a real hardship. Each year, tuition seems to go up at most schools, so it's important for new college students and their parents to understand the best way to save money on an excellent education. 

Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce costs and still receive a solid college education. Here are five steps you can take to ensure that you get as much money that's available for you as you continue your education. 

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Topics: College Financial Aid, Borrowing for College

5 Things to Do While Waiting for College Acceptance

Jan 10, 2014 6:04:00 AM

Sending in college applications can be a harrowing experience for your child. There is often a big gap between the time your child sends in the applications and when the colleges actually get back to you. Waiting for college acceptance can be a nerve-wracking period, but there are things your child can do in the meantime to propel his or hers academic career forward.

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Topics: College Financial Aid, College Planning

Financial Aid for Rhode Islanders

Jan 4, 2014 11:39:00 AM

Higher education is expensive, whether you attend a local career or community college or a well-known private university. Paying for tuition and fees as well as books, supplies and housing expenses may seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are four types of financial aid available to Rhode Islanders that can assist you with your higher education expenses.

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Topics: College Financial Aid