Master Promissory Note

What is a promissory note for your direct student loans?  Who needs to sign it? This article will explain both the promissory note and touch on student loans. At this point in the college timeline, families have submitted their FAFSA and gone through the verification process.   Award letters have been reviewed and now families are…

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New College Rating System

Are you aware there will be another major rating system that you will need to understand?  This new college rating system will be another source of information that students and parents will have while making their college decision.  The Federal Government will be releasing a new college rating system that will be available later this…

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College Packing List

Going off to college is such an exciting time in a person’s life.  Creating a dorm room that feels like home requires organization, a good list and lots of shopping. Every college student is different and depending on the college student completing this item on the college checklist may be either fun or a chore.…

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Checklist for College

Creating a checklist for college freshmen should really have two categories.   It is pretty basic but I divide the categories into the dorm room checklist and the student legal checklist.  Both are equally important but the later topic is one that is often overlooked and not known about. Now that graduation is over, many college…

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