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The Future of College Admissions Testing

In the not-so-distant past, the primary factor considered for college admission was a student’s test scores. Specifically, the SAT and the ACT (founded in 1941 and 1959 respectively) have been so ingrained in our educational systems that programs helping students to...

Your Rights and Protections as a Student Loan Borrower

When you take out student loans for school, you enter into a contract with the financial institution you’ve chosen to borrow from. However, if you don’t build an understanding of that contract, you are at a disadvantage once it comes time to pay back the loans. You’ll...

Athletic Scholarship Myths Debunked

Athletic scholarships are available to college students who excel in their sport and maintain acceptable grades. The idea of athletic scholarships is often portrayed in movies, probably most predominantly in The Blind Side. While that movie was based on a true story,...

What Is the Federal Pell Grant?

Obtaining a college degree is an important step many Americans take. Most are unable to simply write a check for their education and therefore are required to look at financial assistance. That’s where the College Benefits Research Group can help you decipher the ins...

College Budgeting: You’ll Thank Yourself Later

College is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. For some, it is the first real taste of freedom. Suddenly you get to make all your decisions without the direct influence of parents and family. Making these decisions yourself can be satisfying, as well as...

Employer-Based Student Loan Repayment News

Excessive student debt is a growing trend in America. In 2020, 47 million Americans owed a collective $1.7 trillion in student loan debt, a number that continues to rise every year. With student debt at an all-time high, the financial pressures faced by many young...