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How Will I Pay for Grad School? Part 3: Writing Contests

Last time I told you about looking for scholarships. Despite specifically searching for those scholarships available for graduate students, I had to wade through so many that were only for undergrads. This was a little discouraging, but I kept looking. At one point, I found the Ayn Rand Institute’s essay Read more →

How Will I Pay for Grad School? Part 2: Scholarships

As I mentioned last time, while I got some federal loans, I didn’t want to rely on them if I didn’t have to, so I had to look for alternatives. First, I started looking for scholarships. I found many different avenues to look for scholarships including directly from the university, Read more →

How Will I Pay for Grad School? Part 1: FASFA & Federal Loans

When I first looked at applying to University of Maryland University College-Europe/Bowie State University, classes were 312 a credit hour. By the fall, they were 323. Even with the increase, if I were taking the classes as an out of state student at BSU I would pay about double for Read more →

Finding Out About MyCAA Through Military OneSource

The military provides up to $4000 in tuition assistance to spouses who qualify through Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA). I got as far as adding my goal as mental health/substance abuse/behavior counselor on their site (sometimes it doesn’t connect, so if it’s not working just try in a couple hours). Anything Read more →

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