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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August 27, 2015
by Susan DutcaIn the midst of Wednesday's tragic shooting and killing of WDBJ7 journalist Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward by alleged gunman and former WDBJ-TV reporter Vester Lee Flanagan, Parker's alma mater, James Madison University is accepting donations for the Alison Parker Memorial Scholarship. Similarly, Patrick Henry Community College, where Parker received her associate's degree, is accepting [...]
August 25, 2015
by Susan DutcaStudents are notorious for avoiding summer reading lists – whether they'd rather spend time outdoors or simply find the list dull, many walk into the first day of class without having read the book title. However, incoming freshmen at Duke University are boycotting and refusing to read Alison Bechdel's family tragicomic Fun Home - they claim that the "pornographic" graphic novel conflicts with [...]
August 24, 2015
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