Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

  Are you a college student and thinking about spending a semester abroad? Many schools offer these opportunities to their students, but they can be very expensive. If you’re on a tight budget, these tips can help, both in the planning stages and once you’re overseas: Start planning as soon as you can As soon […]

Some of the following tips can help to make your college education more affordable:  Select classes carefully  Not all classes cost the same, so consider this when making your selection each semester. You may spend more by taking a class that includes additional credits, is offered online, or requires additional materials. Unless it’s a course […]

       Tuition is easily one of the biggest expenses to prepare for when it comes to attending college, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to fund your education or lower the cost of your tuition. Some of the following tips can help to make your college education more affordable: Scholarships Ask your […]

The following are the steps for taking the GED exam: Take the exam It takes approximately 7.5 hours to finish all sections of the GED, and this is normally split into two days. However, the 2014 version of the GED test will allow test takers to finish as much as they can take on in […]

  If you dropped out of school, you always have the chance of receiving a high school equivalent through GED testing. Once you receive your GED, you have a lot of the same opportunities that high school graduates have. You can pursue a high-paying job that doesn’t require a college degree, or you can pursue higher […]

As college tuition continues to increase year after year, prospective students need to take cost into consideration when selecting their school. As of 2013, the following were the most expensive colleges in the United States: 1. School: Sarah Lawrence College Location: Bronxville, NY Average annual cost for tuition plus room and board: $61,236   2. […]

If you will soon be attending college or you are already in college and have yet to declare a major, there are some majors you might want to consider avoiding. Although there are always exceptions and it is still very possible to land a terrific job with some of the majors outlined in this article, […]

According to a recent report, 529 college-savings plans are becoming less expensive as options increase and fees decrease. With the skyrocketing price of college education, planning for a loved one’s future has taken on new significance. The study evaluated all of the 529 plans in the United States, which, as of December 31, 2012, totaled […]

With the cost of college continuing to rise, more and more parents are locking in today’s prices for the future. Many are investing in 529 college plans for their children’s education. A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment plan in the United States that was created to encourage saving for the future higher education costs […]

According several nationwide surveys, the following list is an overview of five public colleges in the United States that tend to rank the highest. University of Georgia Located in Athens, Georgia, the University of Georgia is ranked third out of five of the best universities nationwide. University of Virginia Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the University […]