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What Every Student Needs to Know About College Grants

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Did you know that the United States Department of Education allotted a $60 billion budget for low-cost student loans this year? Out of this amount, $82 billion will be assigned for college grants, loans and other financial assistance for students.This is an astounding leap, making it possible for 10 million students to benefit from government-financed aids, according to Secretary Margaret Spellings.Your parents can never stress enough the importance of your college education. As early as the day that you were born, they were already saving up for your future.Looking at it from a practical point, first, studies show that a college graduate has the potential to earn more in the workplace as compared to somebody who just came out of high school. Second, a college education is invalua...

Private Student Loans Or Alternative Education Loans Can Fill The Gap To Pay For College

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Private loans, also known as alternative or private student loans, are providing a growing number of college students with much-needed education funds to cover college-related expenses that may not be covered by award caps, Federal student loans, scholarships and grants. As long as proof of enrollment is provided to your lender, and you qualify, you could use a private loan to pay for almost any of your educational expenses. Some private loan lenders even let you borrow to pay for previous school fees.Got bad credit, no credit? That's not a huge obstacle - as you will find out, using a qualified co-signer when applying for a private loan can mean a greater chance to get approved for your loan, a lower interest rate and a higher loan award!Private student loans - Pay for just about a...

Bachelors Degree in Sonography Overview

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Ultrasound technicians perform non-invasive medical imaging procedures that produce images of the abdominal organs, heart, other soft tissues, fetuses and cardiovascular systems. The Bachelors degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a four-year post-secondary educational program that includes liberal arts courses and didactic and clinical training. Students who already have an Associates degree in the right discipline may be able to apply most of the credits and earn a Bachelors degree in sonography two years.Advantages of Bachelors Degree in SonographyThere are excellent reasons why pursuing a Bachelors degree in diagnostic medical sonography is a good decision. Students get a well-round education that includes liberal arts classes plus health, science and technology classes an...

Community Colleges – An Affordable Alternative to Traditional 4 Year Colleges

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Costs of Traditional Colleges Continue to RiseFor generations, it's been a parents dream to one day see their child graduate from college. If you were to take a survey today, you would see that the dream is still alive. Unfortunately, that dreams is slowly dying as a result of increasing tuition costs at our nations 4 year college institutions. It simply has become far to expensive for parents to pay for their child's education.Perhaps you are one of the lucky ones and you started putting money aside to pay for your child's education when they were very young. Only to find out that the rising costs of college have far out-paced the money that you saved. Now it is time to send them away to school and the only way you can afford to do so is to raid your retirement fund or take out a l...

Ace the SAT

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To be admitted to any college or university in the United States, you are required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), that assigns you a score ranking your verbal and mathematical abilities. The SAT is by no means is an intelligence test; it is in a predictor of college success and serves to give the admissions committee a general idea of your scholastic aptitude.The SAT is written by the Educational Testing Service. Although there are 'specific subject SATs', the general exam - SAT 1 is the most important. The paper is typically three and a half hours long and consists of two major sections - Math skills and Verbal skills.Each section of the SAT is graded separately and on a scale of 200 - 800. A score of 500 on each means is counted as average. These scores change only by...
Lucrative Advertising Jobs

Lucrative Advertising Jobs

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If you have ever went jobhunting, which of course most of us have, chances are your search began on the World Wide Web. Unless of course you predate the Internet. Truth be told, there are scores of career websites filled with hundreds of thousands of jobs. There are absolutely tons of jobs available in every industry imaginable. You just need to know where to look, and what to look for. But if I were to pick one industry that never seems to have a dearth of jobs, I would select advertising jobs for that position of honor.Advertising jobs will never go away because producers will always have to find a market to sell their goods to. And how else will you be able to let the world know what you're selling and by getting the word out through advertisement. Mechanization will never be ...
Home Schooling Doctors

Home Schooling Doctors

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Dedicated to my mother for devoting her love and time to homeschooling my three siblings and me. Your patience and love is without bounds.Homeschooling with Ultimate FreedomHomeschoolers have freedom without parallel. To mimic a public or private school curriculum is a waste of this freedom. This guide takes advantage of our freedom and outlines the exact academic curriculum for a homeschool student to get accepted into medical school. It tells the key to reading at age three, achieving near perfect SAT scores, taking college classes at age fourteen and acquiring acceptance letters to Ivy League colleges. Believe it or not, this is not that difficult. It does not require studying eight hours a day. It requires less. I had much more free time than my public school friends. My three y...
Organizing Tips For Every College Dorm Room

Organizing Tips For Every College Dorm Room

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No matter what the size or layout of a dorm room - organization is a must! With small spaces, there is no room for disorganization. Here are some organizing tips for dorm rooms.If you are planning to visit home after the start of the school year, bring summer clothes home and take winter clothes back to college. Taking just the clothing suited to the current season will help save space. Contact your roommate before arriving to avoid possible duplication of larger items such as a television, fridge, microwave, iron, ironing board, etc.- which take up a lot of space.Bunk or loft your beds to create more living space. Bed risers also work great to maximize storage underneath your bed. Increase your space by utilizing back of doors, inside closet doors and wall space. Most colleges do n...
Saving for Your Child’s College: The 411 on 529s

Saving for Your Child’s College: The 411 on 529s

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With the cost of college is skyrocketing seemingly on a daily basis, who's to say how much tuition will cost once your child leaves the nest? That's why it's important to save in any way you can. Is it as important as saving for your own retirement? No. With Social Security an instable option at best and with pension plans going the way of the dinosaur, you're pretty much on your own when it comes to retirement. Your child, however, will have several options when it comes to paying for college. Financial aid, student loans and scholarships are just the beginning. Regardless, it's many peoples' goal to help their child through college. With savings plans like the 529 now available, you too can reach that goal.Simply put, the 529 plan is a state-sponsored vehicle to help you save pre-...
The Pros and Cons of Paying College Athletes

The Pros and Cons of Paying College Athletes

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Recently, the matter of paying college athletes has made such a buzz in the sporting scene. If we are to look up what NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) - the implementing body in collegiate sports - has maintained regarding the issue, it's this; paying college athletes is a no-go. But this doesn't mean the "big guys" of the association have already made their final decision; debates are actually still going on even within the members of the board.Why has this issue not been resolved yet? Is there really a need to change the norm of not providing the athletes extra money aside from those they get from traditional scholarships?The Pros of Paying College AthletesIn this age where social media is the king, making a profit out of sports is even a more ludicrous pursuit. ...