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Financial Friday: Schedule Your Classes Wisely, and Don’t Pay More than You Have to

Financial Friday: Schedule Your Classes Wisely,  and Don’t Pay More than You Have to

By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017


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There are a wide variety of ways students can control the amount of money they have to pay for college education, but the gross price of tuition is likely not often thought of as a controllable area. However, the reality is that part of it is indeed up to you, the student. The way you schedule your clas...

Financial Friday: How to Save Money and Budget for the Reality of Off-Campus Living

Financial Friday: How to Save Money and Budget  for the Reality of Off-Campus Living

By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017


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College is undoubtedly a hectic and crazy experience. With so much to focus on during a semester, some important decisions can easily fall to the back burner. One such decision is, “Where will I live next year?” Pitt students are not guaranteed housing for senior year, so searching for an off-camp...

Financial Friday: Scholarship Hunting: A Continuous Process for Any Student

Financial Friday: Scholarship Hunting:  A Continuous Process for Any Student

By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017


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So many cost-saving options for making college more affordable exist. From loans and grants, to working, to budgeting, and many more methods, dents in the costs of college start to accumulate in effectiveness when put together. However, the most effective cost-cutting mechanism for college is often the simpl...

Financial Friday: Research: One of the Most Important Cost-Saving Tools in College

Financial Friday: Research: One of the Most  Important Cost-Saving Tools in College

By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017


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No matter what stage of college you are in, there’s always tons of research to be done. Maybe you’ve just been accepted to Pitt and are looking for loans to fund your time here. Perhaps you are already attending but could still use some financial help, and are wondering what scholarships you could st...

Sponsored – Financial Friday: Automate Payments and Spread Out Costs with PittPAY Payment Plan

Sponsored – Financial Friday: Automate Payments and Spread Out Costs with PittPAY Payment Plan

By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017


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For many families with a student in college, the most painful part of the whole experience is paying large tuition bills each semester. But Pitt offers a payment option that could be slightly less painful. The PittPAY Payment Plan is an alternative to the traditional lump sum payment at the beginning o...

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