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College Bound Teens May Qualify for Florida In-State Tuition Thanks to Grandma and Grandpa

Last Updated by Susan Kehl on October 4, 2022

 


College-bound? Attending your dream college may be financially out of reach if the school happens to be out of state. But if you hope to attend a public college in Florida and your grandparents live in the state, you may be in luck. Thanks to the Grandparent Waiver, Nana and Pop-Pop can spoil you even more – and not just by overindulging you with home-baked cookies and special gifts. Their Florida resident status might qualify you for a significant tuition reduction.

Topics: Scholarship, Tuition Fees

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Topics: Scholarship, Tuition Fees

The Coronavirus and College Admissions: Part 1

Last Updated by Joseph Corace on April 20, 2020

It isn’t all bad news: We’ll get through this current crisis, and the sun will still come up tomorrow – and the next day, and the next – but it’s very serious news right now, and the landscapes illuminated by those sunrises are certain to be different from those we’ve known. What follows are some ways in which colleges, students, and their parents will be affected by past, present, and likely future.

Topics: College Admission, College Application, Financial Aid, Scholarship

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Topics: College Admission, College Application, Financial Aid, Scholarship

10 Best Websites To Get Your Scholarship Money

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on October 15, 2019

By a very wide margin, the single best sources of scholarship money are the colleges themselves. If you’re eligible for a moderate-to-substantial amount of need-based aid, you should look for schools that meet at least 80% of your needs.

Topics: Scholarship

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Topics: Scholarship