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Best School Supplies for College Students (Fall 2020)

If you’ve explored my site much, you know that I’m passionate about the topic of money and college. Part of that comes from my own experience with student loan debt. A bigger part comes from seeing my students’ financial struggles and their confusion over college finances. One reason I started The Prudent Professor is because I […]

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Failing College? Here Are Your Options.

If you landed on this post, there’s a good chance you’re concerned about failing out of college. Maybe a little, maybe a lot, but you wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t worried on some level. You might’ve just failed your first test in college. Perhaps you’re getting bad grades in a class or two. Or […]

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10 Top-Notch Financial Tips for College Students

What is a subsidized student loan? How does health insurance work? Should you get a credit card? If you’re a college or college bound student, these are all questions you’ll probably have to answer soon. College is many students’ first time dealing with major financial matters. Unfortunately, most students don’t get much, if any, financial education […]

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14 Qualities of a Good Student

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the results of a survey I conducted among some high school seniors. The survey asked them to describe their fears about college and to list any questions they had about college. The results showed that the students had a lot of anxiety about college. They worried most about how […]

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