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    Financial Aid is the key that unlocks the doors to higher learning for many adults, which is why knowing how to do a thorough scholarship search is a valuable skill. Unfortunately, most returning students take on their fair share of federal and private loans, unaware there are literally thousands of scholarships available if you know where to look. One of the best things you can do to eliminate the financial burden of college is to search for scholarships that will fund your tuition, and possibl...

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    Bryant & Stratton College has recently introduced an exciting educational grant program for new Medical Assisting students who begin their degree program in September 2016. Students enrolling in the Medical Assisting associate degree at Bryant & Stratton College, this fall, now have another way to help pay for school. New students enrolling in the Medical Assisting degree program may be eligible for up to $6,000 in grant funds that will be applied to their tuition cost. This grant prov...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Bryant & Stratton College recently introduced an exciting educational grant program for new Medical Assisting students who began their degree program in May 2016. Qualifying students enrolling in our Medical Assisting associate degree program were eligible for up to $6,000 in funds, awarded through the Medical Assisting Opportunity Grant Program. This new grant provided students with valuable savings as they pursue a rewarding degree in Medical Assisting. The Medical Assisting associate degr...

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    There are several companies currently targeting Bryant & Stratton College students and alumni purporting to assist with student loan forgiveness and consolidation.  These companies are unlawfully using Bryant & Stratton College’s name, logo, and photographs to create the impression that Bryant & Stratton College has endorsed or supports their fraudulent student loan forgiveness program. These companies are marketing their scams through Facebook News Feeds, robocalls, and ...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Whether pursuing a degree for the first time, or returning to school in order to make a career change, more and more adult learners are enrolling in traditional and online degree programs. Many nontraditional students, a term that generally refers to students who are age 24 or older, assume that because of their status, they do not qualify for scholarships and federal aid. This is certainly not the case, as there are a wide variety of financial aid options available to adult learners. Here are s...

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    Hunting for additional funding to help pay for school can be a daunting task as determining the starting point is difficult. There are a great number of resources available to students searching for college scholarships. Here are five great methods to get the search for scholarships started: 1. Meet with Your Guidance Counselor Students entering college straight out of high school have the advantage of having access to their high school’s resources. Your guidance counselor can serve as a ...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Preparing for college requires a lot of decision-making – from choosing a major, to deciding between traditional and online colleges. But for most students, deciding whether to apply for financial assistance is a no-brainer, as student financial aid is often a necessary step in paying for higher education. In order to receive federal or state financial aid, you need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application might seem intimidating, but as long as you...

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  • Kerry McGinley

    Before you hit the books, you have to be able to buy them. To do that, you can get started as early as April 16 of your school year with your financial aid application. If your taxes are filed, you can get to work lining up your financial aid, said Jim Nolan, financial aid manager for Bryant & Stratton College. “I definitely recommend they do it at least a month out (before classes start),” Nolan said. “A lot of times your books may be covered. So you want to get it process...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Going back to school as an adult brings up many questions, but perhaps the biggest one is “how am I going to pay for my degree?” Luckily student financial aid comes in many forms. Scholarships, grants, loans are all options but there is another way. Many employers offer tuition assistance programs that help employees pay for college. Tuition assistance or tuition reimbursement programs vary from company to company but they typically focus on giving their employees the opportunity to ...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Applying for and completing financial student aid is an important part of the admissions process at Bryant & Stratton College. There are a number of steps that need to be completed and using the guidance offered by our financial aid staff can ensure that these steps are completed in a timely manner. Since every individual’s financial situation is different, the process of completing financial aid is different as well. The graphic attached to this post should serve as an illustration of...

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