Save Money on College: 10 Highlights from the StraighterLine Blog

Barry Lenson

Save Money on College: 10 Highlights from the StraighterLine Blog

Save Money on CollegeStraighterLine slashes college costs! Let’s take a look at some of the cost-saving advice we’ve dished out over the last year in the StraighterLine blog . . .

1) College: Why Pay Sticker Price? (June 02, 2010)

Many students don’t think about financial aid until after they start college. Among students who are not certain how their families will pay for college, 24 percent say that they will start anyway and “work something out when the time comes." [Read more]

2) Your Savings: $106 Million (July 26, 2010)

A typical American college or university will be pleased to charge you $200,000-$250,000 for four years of instruction. But you could trim your first-year costs to a few thousand dollars or less. [Read more]

3) Five Incredibly Smart Ways to Use StraighterLine Courses (September 07, 2010)

If you read this blog regularly, you’ve already discovered lots of ways to use StraighterLine courses to further your college education. But in case you haven’t been reading this blog every day (what HAVE you been doing?), let’s take a look at some of the savviest ways to put StraighterLine courses to work for you. [Read more ]

4) $120,000 . . . $177,000 . . . Tales of Staggering College Debt (September 24, 2010)

How did these smart people get into such terrible financial trouble? They did it gradually, one loan at a time. Could part of the problem be that they didn’t know about StraighterLine’s ability to minimize college costs?   [Read more]

5) Are America’s Most Expensive Colleges Also the Best? (October 05, 2010)

When Forbes compiles a list of America’s best educational values, maybe we will make #1.  [Read more]

6) Should a State School Be Part of Your College Admissions Strategy? (October 26, 2010)

Only a few years ago, many college applicants regarded state universities as economical safety schools that they could fall back on if other schools rejected them.  Now that seems to be changing. Here are some of the reasons why. [Read more]

7) How to Beat the Cost of Applying to College (October 27, 2010)

Going to college can cost you a fortune. But when you stop to think about it, applying to college has become a very expensive process too. Here’s how costs can add up too. [Read more]

8) How to Complete a Year of College for $1000 or Less (November 01, 2010)

If you think it’s impossible to complete your first year of college for $1,000 or less, think again.  You really can keep costs that low if you apply one or more of these strategies. [Read more]

9) Can You Finish College in Three Years? (November 02, 2010)

Is it possible to cut your time in college down to three years – or fewer? The answer is yes. As college costs continue to soar, it’s a trend that is likely to grow. [Read more]

10) Online Courses Take the Risk Out of College (November 18, 2010)

Taking college courses online at StraighterLine can save you a lot of money, even cut the cost of your first college year down to $1,000 less.  [Read more]

Go Back To School and Take Online College Courses Including:

Freshman Year of College for $999
College Courses Online for $99 a Month
Online College Algebra Course
Online English Composition Course
Online Macroeconomics Course
Online Accounting Course
Online College Biology Courses
Online College Chemistry Course
Online Calculus Course
Online Communication Course

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