Saving money to pay for college tuition, books, and other expenses can seem like a daunting task until you break it down into small pieces. Like you write your college admissions essay one word at a time, you can save for college one dollar at...

Researching and applying to the various forms of financial aid for college can seem like a full-time job. Even so, students and parents often do not realize that some forms of student aid are taxable. In this post, Accolade Financial reviews some of the most...

Many students think that getting an excellent college education depends on getting into their dream universities right away, no matter the cost. Community college often has that reputation of being where students go when they're not accepted anywhere else. However, that simply isn't true. Getting...

Work-study programs are federally funded programs that allow both undergraduate and graduate students with financial need to work part-time jobs while enrolled in school. It’s a great way to earn money to pay off those financial expenses while gaining valuable work experience! According to the...

Some parents have saved for their children's college education since even before their kids were born. Others have only recently started putting money away. And some haven't been able to save nearly as much as they would have liked. Regardless of your circumstance, it's okay....

The most important thing students applying for college this fall can do is ensure they are filling out the FAFSA in a timely and thorough manner. At first glance, completing the FAFSA seems intimidating and time-consuming. Students and families who take the time to properly...

Every year we are asked whether parents or students should pay for college. Some experts insist it is the parent's responsibility to fund their child's education. Meanwhile, others argue the time has come for the burden to shift to the student. Here's the truth—there's no...

The PSAT is the first benchmark for high school juniors have on their college journey, so what's a good PSAT score? The answer is unique to every student and depends on your college goals. How is the PSAT Scored? PSAT scores range between 320 and 1520; the...