March 29, 2007

College Finance

College tuition costs are up nearly 6 percent this year, with the total cost at public colleges averaging $12,796 per year, and $30,367 at private schools, according to data from the College Board. The following links will help you send your kids to school, without going bankrupt as they get their education.

Find a scholarship that suits your student, and avoid potential scams
-- College Board
-- The Princeton Review

Budget 101: How students can avoid college spending traps:

Decision time: Guidance counselor Jim Conroy says college rankings should not be a student's sole motivator when choosing a school. VIDEO

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