Category Archives: college aid

How to Perform Your Scholarship Search Effectively: Cappex.com & The Diamonds In The Rough

Cappex.com ScreenshotOn this February 5th,  2014 episode we interview Chris Long of  Cappex.com (@Cappex) about their online scholarship search tool we talk about what makes this one so unique and how to make the most of it.  Our scholarship of the week is The Boren Scholarship for International Studies The scholarship for students going abroad is sponsored by the Institute of international studies in Washington DC. Also we  talk to a student on how to best place their assets before signing the FAFSA.

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Download The Episode: Ep14-06 February 5th, 2014

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How to Save Money By Selecting The Right College: WIU and The 4-Year Price Guarantee

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This January 15th,  2014 episode we talk about college costs and how to make sure cost of attendance matches with total financial aid. We speak with Andy Borst (Twitter @WIUAndyBorst) regarding rising colleges costs, and how colleges and universities like Western Illinois University (twitter @WIUNews) are locking in rates for four years at a time to keep costs low for students.

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Download The Episode: Ep14-03 January 15, 2014

How To Keep College Costs Super Low By Moving Off Campus: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How To Keep College Costs Super Low

Episode 46

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How To Keep College Costs Super Low: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How To Keep College Costs Super Low

Episode 45

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How to Ask For A Letter of Recommendation For Scholarship Application: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How to Ask For A Letter of Recommendation For Your Scholarship Application:

Episode 43

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How to Choose The Right Recommender For Your Scholarship Application: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode:How to Choose The Right Recommender For Your Scholarship Application

Episode 42

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How to Find Scholarships for The Children of Farmers: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Listen to The College Money Man Podcast, hosted by Jose 'JR' Vazquez | Discussing Scholarships and Financial Aid Program for the College Bound Students of Farming FamiliesTodays Episode:Scholarships for The Children of Farmers

Episode 41

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