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Lucky Florida Parents Get $500 Million In Prepaid College Refunds

Thousands of lucky families across Florida, who are using Florida’s Prepaid College Plan to cover the future cost of college, got a pleasant surprise last week. The state has cut costs and will be refunding $500 million dollars, or about $4,700 per household. This reduction has been made possible due to successive years of lower than […]

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Planning For College: Better Start Early!

If there’s one secret to paying for college, it’s “start early.” Mari spoke with reporter Brian Ballou of the Sun Sentinel as part of a special media section on higher education and preparing for college. For most families, college is one the biggest financial challenges they’ll ever face. Starting early to save money and plan for […]

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The Secret To More College Merit Aid

Last week, our summer intern Blake Edwards wrote about how he managed to tame the out-of-control costs of out-of-state college, and reduced his tuition bills to put them on a par with in-state schools. His strategy was to apply to schools where he would place at the top of the talent pool, and admission counselors would have to […]

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