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Joi I.’s Avatar
Joi I. Apr 05, 2018 442 views

How much student loans can I take with a mechanical engineering starting salary

I am a mechanical engineering sophomore and I recently learned my parent can only contribute about 5% of my college finances. What is an affordable, realistic amount I can take out in student loans so I don't drown in student debt? For more information, I live in New Jersey and my dream job...

#financial-aid #student-debt #loans #engineering #engineer #mechanical-engineering #scared #debt #money

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Jocelyne C. Jan 22, 2018 423 views

What is the best way to get help financially to get my masters?

I don't know if there are scholarships for masters program. I want to get my masters degree in clinical mental health counseling and I want to also know if there is anything I should do to prepare myself. I still have about . 2 years left until I graduate from my bachelors. #masters-degree...

#financial-aid #clinical-psychology #financial-planning #student-debt

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Jocelyn G. Jan 23, 2018 347 views

what is best way to get good money, work study or a job outside of campus?

College is going to be hard enough but being in debt for the best of my life is going to be a big weight to have to carry for myself. So I want to know what would be the better solution to earn money faster to pay off my loans. #brokeproblems #financial-planning #student-debt...


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Emma G. Apr 05, 2018 234 views

Any suggestions for paying for Vet School?

I plan to go to vet school. Everyone I have talked to say it will likely require lots of student loans. What is the best strategy for financial planning during undergraduate school? #animallover #financial-planning...


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David M. Mar 16, 2018 439 views

What are the creative methods people used to pay for college?

I'm wondering how people were able to pay for college. As a rising college freshmen, I'm anxious about how to pay for my own college tuition. And I desperately want to figure out a way for me to attend college without burdening my parents or myself. I already know about scholarships and...

#student-debt #justabrokestudent #tuition #debt #finance

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Ashley L. May 04, 2018 388 views

Is there such a thing as an accredited, online, FREE university?

I am so tired of debt that has accumulated from my studies. I want to learn and grow and have a brighter future, but the more I study, the heavier my debt load becomes. I am applying for scholarships, however, they of course do not guarantee funding. So, is there a university that one does not...

#student-debt #university #debt #finance #online-college #online

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Noelle M. Jul 14, 2018 377 views

What is the best way to find scholarships?

The price of college scares me, and at most of the schools I've been looking at the scholarships are very competitive, and I was wondering if there are other better ways to get money for school. #school #scholarships #paying-for-school #college #financial-aid #student-loans...


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William H. May 10, 2018 333 views

Any good jobs to do while doing a master's in nutrition?

Master's program are more expensive than undergraduate programs. And loan repayment can be annoying. What kind of job or internship would you recommend doing (if possible) while studying nutritional science for a master's degree? Also, how did you stay frugal during those times? #nutrition...

#student-debt #finance #clinical-nutrition

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William H. May 10, 2018 332 views

What are other ways to pay for medical school besides loans and scholarships?

Medical school is expensive, as everyone knows. And paying off loans will increase the amount of stress for a medical student to go through. Are there ways to earn some cash to pay off the debt and to avoid getting loans for medical school? Scholarships can be limited as well. #medicine...

#student-debt #money-management #debtfree #finance #debt

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Nick K. Jan 17, 2018 358 views

How long will it take me to pay back student loans?

Loan amounts are huge, how will I be able to live and pay back the loans? #money-management #finance #college #student-debt #student-loans #loans...


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Cristina R. Jan 16, 2018 383 views
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Maria H. Apr 21, 2018 405 views

Do you have to go to a prestigious university to get into a "good" medical school?

I plan to study to become a #physician after I graduate from high school. I want to attend a "good" #medical-school, but I don't know if I'll be able to get into one if I attend a #public-school. I know that it is mostly up to me on whether I make it or not. But I have to believe that...

#student-debt #premed #medicine #premedical #ivy-league #expensive

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Rebecca S. Jan 16, 2018 368 views

Should I transfer from a private university to a public one?

Right now I'm at a private university, and it's so ridiculously expensive. I love my school, I do, but is it really worth it to be in so much debt? Should I just try to transfer to a bigger, public university where I wouldn't be having to pay so much? #money #college-transfer #college...

#financial-aid #financial-planning #student-debt

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Emma J. Jan 16, 2018 428 views
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Taylor Y. Jan 15, 2018 477 views

When thinking of a career path should I have how much debt I will be in after college in mind?

I want to work for a volunteer organization or other low profitable jobs, but I also want to get a college degree. I'm just wondering if it would be smarter/worth it to wait a few years after college before going into a low profitable career because of money? #international-affairs...

#college #financial-aid #student-debt #student-loans #loans #money-management #scholarships #debt

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Sharon M. Mar 30, 2018 417 views

What is the best way to pay off your student debt?

I'm starting #college in the fall. I'm working on #scholarships but I know I'll still have some debt. #financial-aid...


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Joi I. Apr 05, 2018 432 views

What steps can I take to make college affordable?

I am a current college student in my sophomore year. I recently learned that my parent will only be able to contribute about 5% of my college education. What are some steps I can take to make college more affordable? I am already working as a co-op and saving as much as I can. I would prefer...

#college #student-debt #college-advice #help #scared #debt #money

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Joseph P. Apr 04, 2018 472 views

Tips for financing college

Since college is expensive and I am going to become very familiar with college debt come this fall, do you have any tips on how to handle financing my loans and payment plans? #student-debt...


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Brittany S. Mar 27, 2018 438 views

Can you appeal for more financial aid? If so, how?

I want to get the maximum amount of financial aid possible because I am scared I will be in loads of debt. #debt #student-debt ##debtfree #financial-aid...


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Brendan D. Mar 26, 2018 330 views

Should student debt be a major deterrent in determining which university to attend?

While there are many factors to consider when choosing a college, one of my largest has been the cost to attend. I know there is no clear-cut answer to whether or not a certain university is worth attending over the other, but should student debt be one of the most important (if not the most...

#college #student-debt

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Brendan D. Mar 26, 2018 360 views

How much debt is too much debt when deciding on which college to attend?

Like many seniors in high school, I am trying to decide which college I should attend next year. One of my biggest concerns of course is the massive cost required to attend a university. My question is whether there is a limit on how much I should spend on my education. Is there a generally...

#student-debt #college-advice

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Sh'Daedra J. Jan 22, 2018 397 views

What is the average student loan amount?

What is the average amount of student loans a person uses in order to go to college? I start school and August and I am trying to figure out the best cost effective way for me. I do not want to take a whole lot of student loans and be stuck in debt for the next ten years. #student-loans...

#student-debt #collegedebt #studentloanforgiveness #collegedecisions

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Dena C. Jan 18, 2018 315 views

What is the best way to manage paying off student loans?

I am asking about paying of loans because I have student loans and I also have loans for my daughter. And I am not sure how we will pay for all this debt. #student-debt...


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Taylor M. Jan 16, 2018 304 views

How will I avoid debt?

I'm planning on majoring in computer science and while I know this is a growing field and it pays well, I want to take as many measures as possible so I am not in debt when I'm older. #money #success...


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Lucie L. Oct 12, 2017 433 views

How does an academic major in college affect job opportunities in the music field?

Hi, I'm a senior in High School. I would like to pursue music as a career, but it is hard for me to find a major that has what I am looking for or one that I can afford/qualify for. My alternative is to apply to either the same college as my preferred program or a cheaper college as an...

#college #student-debt #college-advice #music #music-industry #music-education #music-production #majors #academic #college-major