At Scholarships.com we recognize that one of the most difficult tasks a new student faces entering college is dealing with all the added expenses. We have built some tools to help you find out what to expect and how to manage those predicted expenses.
College Cost Worksheet
How much will college cost? Tuition is just one part of the total cost, so what else can be expected? Use our college cost worksheet to estimate what it may cost for four years of college. Please click here.
Future Cost Savings
Estimate what the future cost of a college education may be when your child reaches college age, and the current monthly savings required to achieve that amount. Please click here.
Monthly Loan Payment
You've done the research and now you know how much you will need. How much will you pay a month after graduation? Enter a loan amount, interest rate and the number of years over which the loan will be paid back to find out. Please click here.
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February 4, 2016
by Susan DutcaWhat makes February so lovely? It is Financial Aid Awareness Month, and since filling out the FAFSA is stressful - much like taxes - several higher education institutions and financial aid organizations have jumped on board to provide informational sessions for families and students as they navigate through, and apply for financial aid through the 2016-2017 FAFSA. According to the National Center [...]
February 2, 2016
by Susan DutcaTwo for-profit trade schools are being accused of lying to students in order to secure millions in federal funding. After receiving a combined $107 million in federal funding in the 2014-2015 academic year, two for-profit trade schools are temporarily banned from receiving any more funding from the Department of Education after reportedly falsifying documents and student statistics in what is [...]
January 28, 2016
by Susan DutcaAccording to President Obama, the Pell Grant Program should be extended to include convicted felons currently in our prison systems so that they may continue their education from behind bars. The US is a "nation of second chances," according to Arne Duncan, the current Secretary of Education, and should offer the incarcerated the option of an at least partially funded post-secondary education. [...]