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College Student Budget

The College Student Budget that Doesn't Make You Eat Only Easy Mac

Here's our advice on which categories your college student budget should have as well as how to allocate your money, so you don’t have to eat Easy Mac every night.

The College Student Budget that Doesn't Make You Eat Only Easy Mac

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How to File Taxes

Learn How to File Taxes as a Working College Student

It’s common for students to ask questions about how to file taxes – and we’re happy to help. Here’s what you need to know.

Learn How to File Taxes as a Working College Student

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Graduate School Scholarships

Finding Graduate School Scholarships that Fit Your Situation

As a graduate student minimizing the amount you borrow to cover your expenses is important. Here is some information to help you find graduate school scholarships.

Finding Graduate School Scholarships that Fit Your Situation

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Grants for College

Accepting a Grant for College: How Does it Work

While grants don’t get as much attention as some other forms of student aid, they are widely available and can help to permanently defray the cost of college. Here's how to accept grants for college.

Accepting a Grant for College: How Does it Work

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Money Saving Tips

8 Practical Money Saving Tips for Students on a Budget

As a college student, you have a limited budget. Here are some money saving tips you can use to stretch your budgets and make the most of your college experience.

8 Practical Money Saving Tips for Students on a Budget

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Scholarships for College Students

7 Methods for Finding (and Getting) Scholarships for College Students

Finding ways to reduce your costs and minimize the amount of debt you’ll have when you graduate college is essential. Here are ways to find scholarships for college students to pay for school.

7 Methods for Finding (and Getting) Scholarships for College Students

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Education Tax Credit

5 Differences Between the Two Education Tax Credits You Can Claim

Here are the differences between the two education tax credits, the American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit. Learn which one you should claim on your taxes.

5 Differences Between the Two Education Tax Credits You Can Claim

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Safety Tips

8 Safety Tips Every College Student Should Know this Semester

Whether you plan to attend college in a big city or a rural area, it’s important to be aware of your own safety. Many of the parents and students who come to CFE for advice about college loans and ...

8 Safety Tips Every College Student Should Know this Semester

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How to Find Internships

How to Find (and Land) the Perfect Paid Internship for College Students

One of the things we pride ourselves on at CFE is helping families prepare for college. That means talking to parents and students about college savings plans, student loans, and budgeting. We often ...

How to Find (and Land) the Perfect Paid Internship for College Students

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