We have spoken at length on our blog about Pell grants, which are available to anyone who has sufficient financial need and meets all other requirements. (To get your introduction to the world of financial aid and Pell grants, read our article Everything You Need to Know About College Grants.) But there are also other… Read More


Memorial Day is probably best known as the three day holiday which officially starts the summer season. Typically, the day is celebrated with family, friends and neighbors gathering together and having cookouts; with hotdogs, hamburgers and beer being the most popular food items. Children love the day because it marks the beginning of beach season… Read More


As part of his commitment to higher education, President Obama has agreed to speak to the graduating classes of Miami Dade College and the United States Coast Guard Academy. Miami Dade College On April 29th, at 7:00 p.m., the president will speak to the graduation class of Miami Dade College. Miami Dade College is considered… Read More


Most high school seniors are geared up for graduation next month—and that comes with a good case of senioritis. The typical path for a large percentage of graduates sends them off to college in the fall to live in dorms, stay up all night studying, and pledge sororities and fraternities. But what happens when those… Read More


Taking care of a family while a significant other is overseas is taxing for many people. As a result, colleges are beginning to offer scholarship programs in an effort to help alleviate the financial burden from higher education costs for military spouses. For instance, the New England College of Business (NECB), which offers online degree… Read More


Many military service members are returning from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, and are seeking to earn a degree to move onto the next phase of their careers. As a result, schools are making a concerted effort to accommodate these individuals by offering new scholarship opportunities and online courses.… Read More