COA: How it Can Save You Money
February 25th, 2015 by Lette Berhe

87465943A crucial part of the education loan process is determining how much money you are going to borrow. Some students begin to run wild with the idea of receiving a loan check, but it is important to be conscious that a loan is not free money – you will have to pay it back. This being said, the less you borrow the better. There are many ways to minimize the amount that you will need to take out as a loan, but the first thing you should find out is your university´s cost of attendance (COA). Read the rest of this entry »

Government Scholarships: Kuwait
February 10th, 2015 by Lette Berhe

Kuwait Small Flag on a Map Background. 487227677This week we´re spotlighting Kuwait and how its government scholarships are funding Kuwaiti students´ higher education abroad. According to the 2014 Open Doors Report, there were 7,288 students from Kuwait studying in the United States during the 2013/14 academic year. This number, puts Kuwait in the 21st spot of  the top 25 countries of origin sending international students to study in US universities. The Open Doors Report also shows that this number was about a 340 % increase from the 2006/7 academic year, when the number of students arriving from Kuwait was at a low of a little more than 1,600 students. What allowed for such a drastic increase? Students can thank Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education. Read the rest of this entry »