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Apr 7, 2014 It costs a lot to get an education ...but it usually costs more not to get one.
Mar 31, 2014 Standardized Tests: the specifics may change, but the idea's the same Digging in to Step 3 of our awesome 8 Steps to College infographic.
Mar 24, 2014 Are You Getting Academically Prepared for College? More on step 2 of AIE's 8 Steps to College.
Mar 17, 2014 Take a tour of your student loan future Mental time travel can help you avoid problems later by making good decisions now.
Mar 10, 2014 What career choices will you make? Food for thought.
Mar 5, 2014 Your online presence can influence scholarship decisions Be sure to put your best face forward online.
Feb 24, 2014 Where do students from your high school go to college? Find out on AIE.
Feb 17, 2014 Prepare for life in the real world with AIE's Your Graduation Kit It's never too soon to find out what you need to succeed.
Feb 10, 2014 Find Out How to Get Money for College Got questions? Here's how to get answers.
Feb 3, 2014 Credit reports: What they are and how to get one A credit report is basically like your financial report card. Are you a good or a bad credit risk?
Jan 27, 2014 Ph.D. for me? What you should know about graduate school Is an advanced degree the ticket to more opportunity, higher pay, and job security?
Jan 20, 2014 The surprising benefits of higher education It's not all about salary. Find out more about how a college degree can improve your life.
Jan 13, 2014 Your guide to the TASFA If you're an undocumented student who qualifies as a Texas resident, you can get your financial aid process underway by filling out the Texas Application for State Financial Aid.
Jan 6, 2014 Are there easier ways to keep New Year's resolutions? If you want to incorporate some new behavior, your old patterns can create powerful resistance to your new resolve.
Dec 16, 2013 Three Things to Keep in Mind about 'Most Lucrative Majors' Stories Money is important, but so is career satisfaction. In navigating the important choices that lie ahead, it's a good idea to make sure your choices are based on real information.
Dec 9, 2013 FAFSA time is rapidly approaching! It's holiday time, but it's the time of year for families with college-bound students to start thinking about filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Dec 2, 2013 How can I get the robots on my side? When job hunters post their resumes online, on many websites an automated system provides an initial layer of screening. How do you make sure your resume makes the cut?
Nov 25, 2013 Think you're bad at math? Don't count on it Put simply, you're not locked in to a predetermined "bad at math" category.
Nov 18, 2013 Career stress! Good news and bad news. As you're making your college and career plans, you may be feeling some worry and stress.
Nov 12, 2013 Is dual enrollment a good idea? Do courses designed to help students receive credit toward a degree before regular enrollment lead to higher levels of student success?
Nov 4, 2013 Writing Effective Admissions Essays You may be avoiding starting your college applications or research assignments because you don't like writing. However, effective writing will play a significant role in the admissions process.
Oct 28, 2013 I've decided to apply for a job. What next? When applying for a job, in most cases, you're going to need a resume. To help you get started, AIE has recently updated and refreshed its resume advice, templates, and sample resumes.
Oct 21, 2013 Dreaming big, playing it smart: Planning and paying for college To help you find the financial aid you need, AIE has a section devoted to Paying for College, where you'll find information on everything from Cost of Attendance to whether you should borrow money to pay for college to working while in school.
Oct 14, 2013 The Only Thing That's Permanent is Change Is it out of the question that you may someday be interviewing for a position as a space pilot or organ designer? Plenty of jobs people are doing right now didn't exist at all just a few years ago.
Oct 7, 2013 Over $7 billion dollars in scholarships and awards? Yep. The AIE searchable database includes information on 18,625 scholarships provided by 3,347 sponsors, totaling over $7 billion in awards and scholarships.
Sep 30, 2013 Use AIE's Scholarship Search to find money for college It's never too soon to start thinking about the next phase of your education. The more grants and scholarships you receive, the better off you'll be financially.
Sep 23, 2013 How do you compare with last year's college freshman class? We've pulled some of the facts on last year's class of incoming freshmen. We think you'll find these data-nuggets helpful, or at least interesting.
Sep 16, 2013 Get informed about loan forgiveness According to a recent article, there are lots of American workers who could take advantage of loan repayments deals but don't because they are confused by the rules.
Sep 9, 2013 Community college may not save you money after all A recent study casts doubt on the idea of community college as a way to save money for bachelor's-degree-seeking students.
Sep 2, 2013 Three things for high school seniors to consider when applying for college How many AP or IB or Honors courses should I take? Are private colleges too expensive for most people to even consider? How can I manage the cost of applying to college?