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July 10, 2013
Summer jobs and financial aid
Will having a summer job hurt a student’s chances for financial aid? That’s a question that a lot of families wonder about. Today I’m sharing a guest post from Kenneth O’Connor, who is director of student advocacy at CUStudentLoans.org, which is an umbrella organization of credit unions that offer college loans. His post will answer the jobs question. If you’d...
April 20, 2011
Will a Student Job Shrink Your Financial Aid Package?
I’ve been writing posts for this college blog since the summer of 2008 and I figured I’d written about every topic imaginable, but there was at least one that I had overlooked. Even though plenty of parents are worried about it, I had never addressed this issue: If a student has a job will this hurt his or her chances...