• What to Know When Taking Out a Student Loan for the First Time

    From finding friends to passing classes, freshman year can be a challenge. Chances are good that navigating the student loan maze will be part of that challenge, as well. Applying for your very first student loan? Don’t wade blindly in the murky waters of financial assistance.

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  • LDHL Offering 600 Interest-Free Loans to Lancaster County Students Pursuing Higher Education

    LANCASTER, PA – Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning (LDHL) will increase the number of interest-free college loans available to Lancaster County students from 500 to 600 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Each loan is valued at $1,700.

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  • Paying for College Without Interest-Bearing Loans

    Paying for college is far from easy in today’s economy, and interest-bearing loans only weigh students down. Knowing you’ll need to surrender your savings to interest accrued in addition to what you borrowed often feels as if you’re walking around in wet clothes with rocks in your pockets.

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  • Holiday Gift Idea: Inspire Our Youth

    Looking for a last-minute holiday gift idea? Give the gift of a brighter future by donating towards interest-free student loans.

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  • 5 Simple Study Tips for Surviving Finals This Semester

    Finals week is the most dreaded period of a college student’s semester. Exams, papers, presentations…it’s a living hell. You’re uncertain you’ll survive to reap the benefits of the much anticipated, month-long winter break, the light at the end of a seemingly endless dark and dank tunnel. You need a strategy.

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  • What Enrollment Trends Mean for PA College Students

    College enrollment trends might seem like stats that don’t really impact your life. But if you’re considering college or your teenager is starting the process, some trends—and how to overcome them—are worth knowing about. Enrollment in college peaked in 2010, when over 21 million Americans were registered.

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