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If you don’t know what you’re doing, your extra student loan payments could be going to waste.

More high school graduates are putting college on hold. 

They face unique challenges from admissions to graduation. But there are ways to cope.

Refinancing or consolidating your student loans can lower payments but change important terms.

College graduates struggling with student loan debt have options.

When you start earning your first paycheck, work toward setting yourself up for lifelong financial security.

Straight donations are the most direct, but here are three other options.

Does remarriage help or hurt a student’s college financial aid package? 

If you qualify, Direct Loans can lighten your tuition burden. But borrow smart.

Some colleges offer unique financial aid and scholarships to twins and siblings. 

LGBTQ college students and their allies can potentially pare their tuition costs.

Supplement costs with a Coverdell Education Savings Account, Roth IRA, financial aid, scholarships or loans.

Reduce college tuition costs by accelerating the time in the classroom. 

College-bound kids need to be wary of the pitfalls of unaffordable debt.

An acceptance and financial aid package can be pulled at any time due to cause. 

Cut college costs in half by studying abroad, leveling down, or paying in-state tuition. 

Young athletes can look to private scholarship funds to maximize their tuition aid.  

The marital status of parents can affect the aid available to a student.