More Tools for Pay for College


What is your Expected Family Contribution for college finances? This tool will help you figure it out.

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GradPath brings together college students and the generosity of community to support making college dreams possible. Crowdfund your college expenses by tapping into your network of family and friends.

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College Textbook Search

Textbooks are a big expense. Search for books you need and see if renting vs owning can save you money. You can also sell books using this tool as well!

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Articles for Pay for College

Deciphering Award Letters

As award letters start to stream in from the colleges you hope to attend, you may notice they are all different. Watch this video to...

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Explore Scholarships and Grants

Applying for scholarships is so worth the effort. There are so many resources for finding scholarships. Try our Scholarship Search Tool t...

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What is Financial Aid, Anyway?

What is Financial Aid and how can it help you close the cost gap? Learn about what the most common types of financial aid are, and how th...

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Taking Charge of the Financial Aid Process

For many people, cost can be a huge factor - and sometimes the only factor - when choosing a college. And one way to reduce the cost of c...

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