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Amanda Holland is equally passionate about math and grammar. She spent several years as a signals analyst for the Defense Department. After her two kids were born, she transitioned to a career as a freelance writer. When she isn't crafting content, she's usually reading, baking, or playing video games.

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Stay on Track With This College Application Checklist

Stay on Track With This College Application Checklist

March 26, 2024

Students and families need to stay on track to find the right college at the right price, so we’re providing…

Six Key Strategies to Lower Your EFC/SAI

March 12, 2024

Colleges use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for financial aid grants and loans. The…

Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

September 14, 2023

Editor’s Note: This article applies to the 2023-24 FAFSA and earlier. The 2024-25 FAFSA, which opened on Dec. 31, 2023,…

How to Apply to College: A Comprehensive Guide

July 3, 2023

Between applying to colleges and preparing for graduation, your child’s senior year of high school is a busy time. You…

Colleges with High Acceptance Rates

March 24, 2023

When you’re helping your child decide where to apply for college, it’s good to make a varied list of potential…

Financial Aid and More: How to Pay for College With No Money

November 17, 2022

For many families, saving up enough money to cover the entire cost of their children’s higher education just isn’t possible….

How to Find Scholarships

How to Find Scholarships

May 25, 2022

Everyone wants to know how to find college scholarships. The first step is to understand what type of scholarships you’re…

College Grants for Women: A Complete Guide

College Grants for Women: A Complete Guide

May 3, 2022

Women are eligible for gender-based grants offered on the basis of financial need or pure merit. You just have to…