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50-50 Highlights: 54 Public Colleges for Merit Aid

(The following has been updated for 2019.) Merit scholarships from colleges aren’t simply a way for schools to reward students…

5 years ago

50-50 Highlights: Colleges with the Best Financial Aid

The list of 50-50 colleges and universities is designed to provide students and their families with options for good schools where students…

5 years ago

50-50 Highlights: College Awarding Most Financial Aid by State

If you knew that the average amount of financial aid a college awarded freshmen was $25,000, would you consider it?…

5 years ago

50-50 Highlights: 29 Private Colleges to Target for Financial Aid Opportunities

I’ve talked about colleges most likely to provide merit aid before. In this post I’m going to focus just on 50-50 schools and consider all financial…

5 years ago

Facebook Live with TuitionFit.org

Parents of high school seniors and those who help them need to make the time to watch Monday's Facebook Live…

5 years ago

Should You Pay Someone to Complete the FAFSA?

(Updated Dec 2018) In July of 2015, the United States government finally gained control of the FAFSA.com website. Until then,…

5 years ago

31 Potential Colleges for Students with a Full-Pay Hook

Families that can’t afford to pay the sticker-price for private colleges need to do two things. The first is identify…

5 years ago

50-50 Highlights: Most Expensive Colleges for Out-of-State Students and the Cheapest

Of the 464 colleges and universities on the 50-50 list, 179 of them are public institutions. Furthermore, 50-50 schools are…

5 years ago

50-50 Highlights: Most Affordable Public University by State

One factor that will determine how much you pay for college is location. I’ve talked before about how students who…

6 years ago

Public Universities Where at Least Half of Students Graduate

The idea behind the 50-50 school listing is to identify colleges that meet a basic standard, graduation rates, while accepting…

6 years ago