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Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.


Congrats! You've been accepted to college. Now you just need to figure out how to pay for it. 

But before you start digging through your car for any loose change you can find, you might want to take some time to check out all of the resources available to help you pay for college in the state of Florida.

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Getting your degree online is a smart option, especially if you're someone who can’t fit traditional, on-campus learning in into your busy schedule. Of course, in order to earn your bachelor’s degree online, you need to have regular, reliable access to a computer  — and one that’s powerful enough to handle the technology needed to access your online classes.

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Lots of students who opt to pursue college online only go part-time. But does that mean you're disqualified from federal financial aid? No. In fact, you may be eligible for some forms of financial aid with as little as one credit hour. 

Here, we'll break down the different forms of financial aid and the minimum credit-hour requirements for each. 

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Healthcare is a booming field right now, largely thanks to those booming Baby Boomers. The reason is simple: Older people, even healthy ones, tend to utilize more healthcare services. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 14% growth rate across the entire industry in the next 10 years, with the industry adding more jobs than any other occupational category.

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It looks like the law profession has taken one more step into the digital age. The Franklin Pierce School of Law at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) just became the fourth online/hybrid law program to be granted full accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA).

The UNH program is the first accredited online law program to specialize in a specific area of law: intellectual property and technology law.  Sound like something you might be interested in? Here's what you need to know.

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"We are ... Penn State!" If you're a college football fan, that cheer probably sounds familiar. But even if sports aren't your thing, your probably know that Penn State is a school that is known for the rabid school spirit of its students and alumni. The exuberance can be contagious.

But, fun as it may be, traveling out to "Happy Valley" in central Pennsylvania just isn't in the cards for everyone who wants to enroll in one of Penn State's world-class programs.  However, it's still possible to graduate with a Penn State degree without setting foot on any of their many campuses. 

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