Calculate how much college will (actually) cost you

Calculate how much college will (actually) cost you

  Take a moment to think about your finances — are you feeling anxious yet? If you’re like most college-bound students, preparing for tuition and miscellaneous college expenses can be intimidating, especially when you start to consider the rising cost of higher education. In-state and out-of-state tuition rates for four-year universities are on the rise, […]

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7 ways to strategically research college scholarships

7 ways to strategically research college scholarships

  Applying to colleges can be stressful — not to mention how stressful it can be to figure out how to pay for college once you get accepted. But here at Marymount University, we’ll help you figure out how to do just that. Here are seven tips to consider as you research scholarships! 1. Be […]

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3 ways you can prepare for the FAFSA right now

3 ways you can prepare for the FAFSA right now

  One of the biggest challenges for college students and their families is financing a college education. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of college spiked 32 percent between 2011 and 2019. But while costs have increased, getting a college education has become more important than ever for landing a stable job. […]

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Top 5 websites for students researching college scholarships

Top 5 websites for students researching college scholarships

  Regardless of which website you use or which scholarships you apply for, the best practice is to start applying and researching early — and no, freshman year of high school is not too early! This will give you plenty of time to apply to an array of scholarships, giving you the best chance of […]

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5 ways to secure scholarships early and be ready for college

5 ways to secure scholarships early and be ready for college

  If there’s one thing college applicants should know about applying for scholarships, it’s that sooner is always better. When students start preparing early, they have a much better chance of getting great scholarships than those who wait until the last minute. Students can even benefit from thinking about scholarship applications as early as sophomore […]

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8 FAQ’s for students researching financial aid, and 8 helpful answers!

Financial aid FAQ's from Marymount University

  The college admissions process can come with a lot of challenges, but paying for your degree does not need to add to your stress levels. That’s where having a financial aid plan comes in. Here at Marymount University, we have years of experience helping students finance their education. Keep reading for a list of […]

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3 ways to talk about your college decision with your parents

3 ways to talk about your college decision with your parents

  You’ve opened the heavily anticipated acceptance letters and now it’s time to decide — where are you going to go to college? You may have your eyes set on a certain school, but there is another party that you should include in your college decision — your parents. Our parents do a pretty good […]

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Marymount celebrates increased participation and campus excitement on 2021 Day of Giving

Marymount celebrates increased participation and campus excitement on 2021 Day of Giving

  In the latest demonstration of its enhanced culture of philanthropy, Marymount University successfully completed its latest Day of Giving last week and arguably it’s most exciting one yet – complete with an all-day livestream, donation challenges and expanded participation across the board. Held on the nationally-recognized Giving Tuesday following the Thanksgiving holiday, Marymount’s 2021 […]

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14 tips for completing fantastic scholarship applications

14 tips for completing fantastic scholarship applications

  Applying to college can be a challenging process, but scholarship applications can be even more challenging! For many students, affording college can be difficult and securing scholarships is a must. We’ve compiled 14 tips that will help you successfully complete scholarship applications, write great scholarship essays and rock your scholarship interviews! Conquering the Application […]

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