May 1st Deadline: How to Choose the Best Fit in a College

  The first thing to realize about choosing a college is that the best fit for you is not necessarily the same for someone else, including your friends. There are several considerations to make when selecting a college, and among the most important factors are financial, academic and social aspects of each college. These are […]

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Not All Financial Aid Types Are Created Equal

  Getting into college is great. Getting money to pay for college is even better. Being buried in debt after you graduate is the worst. Ending up with more student loan debt than you can ever hope to pay off is a common reality that students typically don’t hear about. Throughout the U.S., student loan […]

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It’s Financial Aid Season and the FAFSA Priority Deadline is March 1st!

If you are not independently wealthy with your own bank account full of unlimited cash on hand, then this post is for you. Many students make the mistake of thinking only low-income students should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). These are the same students who miss out on opportunities for receiving money for college.

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Is College a Worthwhile Investment?

Hi, I’m Sumaiya Olatunde, educational consultant and advocate for H2D Counseling. You may be wondering, is college a worthwhile investment? You have probably heard this before, that someone with a college degree will earn on average $20,000 more per year than someone with a high school diploma. (1) This is an important factor […]