Colin Beresford

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Transcript Gaps? A Strong College Application Remains Possible

Applying to college typically comes with some uncertainty, but this year’s applicants are tackling one additional question: What should you do when a pandemic has limited what goes into your…

For Young Adults, Building Credit Starts Now

Sooner than you may realize, your credit score will start to matter. A solid credit score can be the difference between qualifying for an apartment or a low-interest car loan…

Free Community College Is Dead — and Still Possible

Until late October, community college in the U.S. was the closest it’s ever been to becoming free for everyone nationwide. A $45.5 billion proposal for two years of free community…

The FAFSA, Your Ticket to Help Pay for College, Just Opened

October marks the open date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA — and college-bound students should submit the application as soon as possible. Completing the FAFSA…

You Can Get Free Money for College — and Help Finding It

If you’re considering going to college this fall — or next — there is one way to ensure you’re considered for as much free money as possible: by submi...

U.S. Discharges Student Debt for Disability; Broad $10K Lags

The Department of Education announced Aug. 19 that it would automatically discharge federal student loans for 323,000 borrowers who qualify as totally...

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