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Money Tips for College Students


Best Time to Buy a Laptop

Buying a new laptop won't cost a fortune if you know when to shop. Stick to these times of year to save money without having to settle for an inferior product.


23 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

Taking out loans is about as stressful as applying for college. By now, you're committed to going to college, but you have this one stumbling block in front of you: Money. Mess this up and you'll be sorry.

23 Ways That Studying Abroad Changes You

Study abroad and your life will never be the same. Here are 23 ways that you'll be forever changed after your study abroad experience.
Credit Cards

23 Tips on How to Manage Your First Credit Card

When used wisely, your first credit card can set you up for a strong financial future. Anyone who lends you money throughout your life — whether it's a credit card company or someone giving you a loan — wants to see that you know how to handle ...
Infographic: How Teachers Make a Difference

Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It's the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our ...

Recent Tips for Students

Best Student Checking Accounts

Best Student Checking Accounts

A student checking account allows you to manage your money with fewer fees and requirements. Find the best student checking accounts offered by the top banks.
Average IQ by Country

Average IQ by Country

The United States ranks 24th in the world in IQ scores. Which country is the smartest? And what do IQ tests actually measure? Keep reading to learn more.
Negative Effects of Homework

Negative Effects of Homework

Experts say that students should have no more than 10 minutes of homework per grade, starting in the 1st grade. Many students have much more homework than this, though, and it could be detrimental.
Benefits of Reading

Benefits of Reading

Reading makes you smarter, more confident, and better able to hold a conversation. Do you read enough to earn these benefits?
How Much Does it Cost to Go to Harvard

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Harvard

It can cost as much as $270,000 to attend Harvard for a four-year degree. However, Harvard gives out a lot of financial aid based on student needs.
How Much Does it Cost to Take the GRE

How Much Does it Cost to Take the GRE

Taking the GRE is a big decision not just academically, but financially too. It can be a big financial burden if you don't prepare yourself ahead of time for the costs.

Average SAT Score May Surprise You

The average college-bound student has an SAT score of 1060. Graduates from private high schools greatly outperform public school graduates by 130 points and males test better than females.

23 College Dropout Statistics That Will Surprise You

One-third of college students drop out entirely. More than half of the students enrolled in college take more than 6 years to graduate.
23 Study Abroad Statistics That Will Inspire You

23 Study Abroad Statistics That Will Inspire You

More than 300,000 students study abroad. Are they wasting their money or is there value in the experience?

Average College GPA

The average college GPA is shockingly high compared to the last few decades. At 3.15, college students have a nice "B" average going.

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