The Best College Planning Advice from High School Guidance Counselors

Mar 22, 2018 4:24:25 PM

If you are a high school student - or parent of one - college is likely on your mind. We regularly give advice about best college planning practices through the lens of the RISLA College Planning Center. But this month, we had the rare opportunity of gathering most of Rhode Island's high school guidance counselors in a single room, and we wanted to take advantage of that! Below, we have outlined five of today's most pressing college planning questions, rounded up the best answers from our state's school counselors, and aggregated some common themes to help you on your journey to college.

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Topics: College Planning, Parents and College Planning

How to Compare Student Loans

Mar 14, 2018 2:47:00 PM

Student loans are one way through which many students make their career dreams come true. But, as with any loan, you have to pay them back with interest. That is why you need to borrow wisely and get the best deal with the best terms possible. Here are some parameters you can use while comparing student loan options:

How to Compare Student Loans

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Topics: Borrowing for College

College Planning Tips for March

Mar 1, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Spring is only three weeks away and you can finally take a deep breath as you are almost halfway done with the semester! Spring is a time to focus on summer employment, courses for fall semester, and your academics. It may seem like you have a long time until summer vacation, but don't let the long weekends and school vacations pass you by. Take all the opportunities you can to work towards improving your future. Students looking to stay on track should take advantage of these tips!

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Topics: College Planning