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    College Funding Support

    It’s not secret that higher education is expensive and that many families today require some sort of college funding support. The service providers listed on this page can help students, parents and families plan, save and pay for college through a number of different means. Some offer college funding support through counseling and financial planning. Others allow students and parents to search for scholarships and grants based on merit, need, and other qualifications. Whether you’re looking for simple, helpful financial blogs or a one-on-one college funding advisor, there’s sure to be something for you on this page. Take a look at the listings now!

    How Do I Pay for College?

    While a certain percentage of students pay for college out of pocket, the majority of college students pay for college through a combination of a number of different means. These can include college savings accounts, scholarships, grants, awards, federal loans and private student loans. College funding can quickly get overwhelming, which is where the service providers on this page can come in very handy!

    Admissions Untangled
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    Admissions Untangled

    Admissions Untangled provides services in college coaching and searching, scholarship, and essay editing. mock interviewing, and admissions planning. We help you build a college list focused on your talents, goals, values and your interests.We are fully virtual and available on your timeline...(more)

    CollegeVine
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    CollegeVine

    CollegeVine is on a mission to become the trusted source of lifelong guidance for the next generation, helping millions of families find paths toward better life outcomes. When you sign up for CollegeVine, you get customized guidance powered by real data that’s unique to you and your individual needs—all for free!..(more)

    FinAid
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    FinAid

    Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

    The smart student guide to Financial Aid...(more)

    Access Scholarships: Free Scholarship Resource
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    Access Scholarships: Free Scholarship Resource

    Access Scholarships is a free-to-use scholarship search engine designed to connect you to great scholarship opportunities to help pay for school. In addition to our search engine, we also have an active blog, Friday office hours, several pages worth of top-rated student resources, and an active social media community where we host live events on a weekly basis.  Visit our website to learn more!..(more)

    College Planning USA
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    College Planning USA

    West Hartford, Connecticut

    Our goal is to help students find the best college based on academic, social & financial fit. The team at College Planning USA helped families save almost $160,000,000 off their college bills last year. If you are interested in saving time, effort & money, and avoiding or lowering college related debt, College Planning USA will help you achieve your goals...(more)

    Raise.me
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    Raise.me

    San Francisco, California

    A new way to earn money for college. With Raise.me, anyone can earn money for college starting in 9th grade based on their achievements in school and life...(more)

    Simple Tuition
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    Simple Tuition

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    At SimpleTuition, our goal is to make it easier for students and their families to afford a higher education. We offer tips, advice, interactive tools, and deals to ensure students plan better for the cost of college and are smarter about how they manage and pay back their student loans...(more)

    Scholarships.com
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    Scholarships.com

    Highland Park, Illinois

    Since 1998, we have helped millions of students, parents and counselors search 2.7 million local, state & national college scholarships & grants worth over 1.9 billion dollars!..(more)

    SMARTTRACK® College Funding
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    SMARTTRACK® College Funding

    Parents need to prepare for college, too! Have a 9th -12th grader? Concerned about the high cost of college?  Most middle and upper-middle income families are surprised to learn that with a little planning, they can significantly lower out-of-pocket college costs, maximize grants and scholarships and minimize debt...(more)

    GradGuard Insurance
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    GradGuard Insurance

    Boston, Massachusetts

    The GradGuard team strives to help college students, young adults and their families find right-fit insurance and benefits products that fit their needs, mitigate their risks and suit their life-stages...(more)

    Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA)
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    Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA)

    Pawtucket, Rhode Island

    RISLA cares about the success of students and families in Rhode Island. In fact, we believe that the future depends on the success of today’s and tomorrow’s students. That’s why RISLA doesn’t just provide loans. RISLA educates families on how to obtain financial aid, walks students through the college planning process, provides tools that can help families make informed and responsible borrowing choices for college, and aids students in jump-starting their careers...(more)

    Education First
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    Education First

    Seattle, Washington

    Education First provides scholarships to seniors attending high schools with historically low applicant percentages...(more)

    College Board Opportunity Scholarships
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    College Board Opportunity Scholarships

    New York, New York

    The College Board Opportunity Scholarships is a program that guides students through the process of applying for college and gives students a chance to earn scholarships for completing six key steps. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA...(more)

    Scholarship For Athletes
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    Scholarship For Athletes

    San Diego, California

    Scholarship For Athletes is the premier consulting company for student-athletes and their families. We educate student athletes and their families about the recruiting process, making sure that the athletes end up at the best school for them on and off the field of play...(more)

    SuperCollege Scholarship Search
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    SuperCollege Scholarship Search

    Belmont, California

    Find scholarships to help pay for college with a free scholarship search. Get tips and advice on getting into college...(more)

    American Student Assistance
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    American Student Assistance

    Boston, Massachusetts

    American Student Assistance is a nonprofit you can rely on for neutral, honest student loan solutions...(more)

    College Funding: The Power of Working Together
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    College Funding: The Power of Working Together

    Tucson, Arizona

    Many myths about funding college have been built into the college planning and funding culture in our society. What is the result? More than $1.6B dollars in student loan debt with the total rising every day. Helping you get from where you are today to graduation and transition to employment after college is all part of the POWT mission...(more)