5 Ways To Avoid Becoming A “Super Senior”

Students who started at public four-year colleges in 2008 and took a fifth year to graduate paid an extra $18,598 in out-of-pocket tuition and student loan costs on average, according to a NerdWallet study. Plus, they sacrificed a year of entry-level income — $46,355 on average — and around $82,074 in lifetime compounded retirement savings.
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Top 10 Mistakes Students Make on the FAFSA

High school seniors left as much as $2.7 billion in free student aid on the table in the last academic year, according to a NerdWallet study. Part of that cash is missed because of errors students are making on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms. Here are some of the most common FAFSA mistakes, according to financial aid experts and the U.S. Department of Education. […] Read more