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Buying Books And Saving Money Blog College Cost 

Buying Books And Saving Money

– Jacob Elmore,  intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal Throughout my time in college, I’ve heard all kinds of ridiculous amounts of money that people have spent on books. Usually the range is anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. Although I have a major that isn’t textbook heavy, I still had to buy books that aren’t cheap for my early years . I’ve learned that buying books online, renting books, or buying from students is often the best route to go to save money. Three websites that…

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The Scoop on Scholarships Cost 

The Scoop on Scholarships

Filing the FAFSA isn’t the only step you should take in finding financial aid. You can start even earlier, working to find scholarships. Your first stop should be your school or college counseling office. Counselors often have an established—and winning—method to help you in your scholarship search. Other ideas: Search. Investigate community resources such as civic groups, community foundations and faith-based organizations. Many extra-curricular organizations, such as your local 4-H clubs or scouting groups, offer scholarships, too. Your parents’ —or even your own—employer might have programs, too. You can also…

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Student’s Speak: Carrie Wilson Cost 

Student’s Speak: Carrie Wilson

Carrie Wilson Ball State Grad Project Coordinator Dog Lover Hometown: Greenfield   First Job: Wilson works with healthcare clients as a project coordinator for Recourse Resource Consulting in Fishers, Indiana, and as a community ambassador for Leap for Women, an online community for entrepreneurs.   How she got there: Wilson graduated from Ball State in 2015. “I was a psychology major and thought I wanted to do counseling, but realized that it was not the career for me. A psychology degree definitely helps me interact and best understand clients.”  …

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College: More Affordable Than You Think Blog 

College: More Affordable Than You Think

A lot of times when you hear “college” you also hear “ka-ching!” How will you come up with the thousands of dollars you need to get a degree? First, take a deep breath. There is financial aid available for most students, and, more importantly, college costs are within your control. Consider these five ways to make college more affordable: Choose carefully. Your goal is to complete your degree in the best college program, at the most affordable price. That will be a different equation for every student and family. It’s…

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