College Grants for Women

Amanda Holland

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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College Grants for Women

College Grants for Women

May 3, 2022

Grants are a type of “gift aid,”or financial assistance. Unlike a student loan, a grant doesn’t need to be repaid.

Essential College Tuition Facts

Essential College Tuition Facts

April 8, 2022

When it comes to choosing a college, price is one of the top considerations, and tuition the largest part of

How to Pay for College Without Loans

How to Pay for College Without Loans

February 24, 2022

One of the biggest factors in higher-ed planning is figuring out how to pay for college without loans. Here are

Finding Scholarships for High School Juniors

Finding Scholarships for High School Juniors

January 21, 2022

Financial aid that is awarded to students based on merit is called merit aid (or merit scholarships). Unlike need-based aid,

Pay It Forward: Our Road2College Community Members Share What They’ve Learned From Each Other

Pay It Forward: Our Road2College Community Members Share What They’ve Learned From Each Other

December 14, 2021

The stories shared here were first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. They’ve been edited for clarity

How to Become a Nurse: Degrees in Nursing

How to Become a Nurse: Degrees in Nursing

December 7, 2021

Nurses are in high demand. A career in nursing offers multiple career paths, flexibility, a good salary, and the opportunity

What Is a Good GPA? How High School Grades Affect College Applications

What Is a Good GPA? How High School Grades Affect College Applications

December 2, 2021

High school GPA is one of the most important parts of a student’s college application packet. Schools view this number

Teacher Tips: How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation for College

Teacher Tips: How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation for College

November 11, 2021

Two of our community members offer their advice. This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook