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Plan for college

It’s never too early or too late to start planning for life after high school. Find useful information on how to choose, apply to and prepare for college.

Pay for college

College can be costly, but it doesn’t have to be out of reach. Careful planning, financial aid and scholarships can help make college a reality for you.

Manage your money

From budgeting to credit cards, saving to spending, identity theft to debt, we have the resources to help make sense of your hard-earned money.

College Application Month
Way to go North Dakota! More than 70 high schools have registered to host an event during College Ap…
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10 summer tasks for college freshmen
You’ve crossed the stage to collect your diploma, enjoyed…
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18,000 College SAVE accounts and climbing!
North Dakota residents are saving $2 million per month for college through College SAVE ac…
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10 questions to ask before you choose a college
  1. What do I want to do? Hopefully high school has given you the opportunity to try new things and determine what interests you and what you…
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Top five list for the class of 2016
Graduation day is in the rear view mirror. Congratulations! You only need to answer the question, “So, what are you doing next year?” about 257 mo…
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Understanding financial aid
The federal government offers a number of different financial aid options for college students. There are a lot of options, but most of the programs h…
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