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Scholarships for College: A Guide to what the University of Indianapolis has to offer

Covering the cost of tuition is a challenge many future college students face. There are , however, a number of resources students can use to bring the cost of a degree to a manageable amount.  Scholarships from the university, financial aid, and awards from your community can significantly decrease the cost of college. A student

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Five easy steps to becoming a Greyhound

The path to college and applying for admission does not have to be confusing.  At the University of Indianapolis we are here to help you better understand the admissions process to make it as easy as possible.  UIndy emphasizes personal attention and every prospective student has their own admissions counselor to help guide them on their way. 

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New Additions to Health Sciences and Student Life at UIndy

Earlier in the year, President Robert Manuel announced the approval of a $50-Million budget for some new and exciting initiatives to improve the university and its surrounding community. Among these changes are plans that will not only enhance the quality of popular programs within the College of Health Sciences, but will also increase the variety

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Financial Aid at UIndy

All the talk and stories on the news about students who graduate from college with thousands of dollars in debt is enough to discourage some from even applying to their top choice schools. But figuring out how to pay for college doesn't have to be so overwhelming. Here is a quick rundown of what you

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Private Colleges in Indiana: Advertised Cost versus Actual Cost

It is no secret that the cost of a four-year college degree can be really expensive, and that the main difference between a public college and a private college usually lies in the cost of tuition. For these reasons, many students will dismiss the possibility of attending a private university. While the advertised cost of

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First Week of Physical Therapy Graduate School

The first week of graduate school was a lot to take in.  We got a list of all of our assignments in the first two days, and then dove right into learning.  There is an extensive amount of information we are going to learn, and multiple assignments we will have to complete.  I was a

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It’s the little things that count

It’s back to school in Indiana and no one is more excited about the start of the school year than the seniors of 2012. This is their year. Their year to shine and enjoy all the benefits of being a senior in their school system. It is also their year to buckle down and decide

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Indiana FAFSA Deadline Fast Approaching

Do you know you need to complete the FAFSA but you are just waiting for the right day to do it? Today is the day to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to maximize your opportunity to qualify for Indiana Scholarships from the State of Indiana! The March 10, 2011 state filing deadline

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Making a list and checking it twice

Well, it’s a little late for the holiday naughty and nice list but it is exactly the right time to start thinking about the list of things you need to gather to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2011-12. The deadline to qualify for Indiana Grants and Scholarships from the State

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Is your New Year’s Resolution to be financially fit?

Happy New Year from the University of Indianapolis’ Office of Financial Aid! Do you have your list of New Year’s resolutions all wrapped up for 2011 or are you still pondering your life improvements for this year? If you are still compiling your list think about adding "Spending some time researching UIndy’s Cash Course website" to

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Is saying yes to loans enough?

So, it is officially fall … the season and the start of the new 2010-2011 academic year here on the University of Indianapolis campus.  You may still be getting used to Indianapolis culture as well as UIndy campus life, but you feel like you are forgetting something.  Let’s see … you hustled to get all of your financial aid

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The 2010-2011 countdown draws near. Is your financial aid in order?

Do your educational goals include earning an associates, bachelors, or graduate degree from the University of Indianapolis (UIndy)?    Are you planning to attend UIndy in the upcoming 2010-2011 academic year?  If so, then financial planning is probably top on your list of priorities; (if not, it should be!)  Regardless of where you are at in your educational

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Searching for Scholarships?

It is never too early to start searching for scholarships! You can start searching as early as your freshman and sophomore year of high school. Collegeboard.com and Fastweb.com are just two of the many free scholarship resources. There are a plethora of scholarships with different criteria. While some scholarships are based on GPA, others are

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The Facts About Financial Aid in Today’s Economy

Clearly the economy is affecting all of the financial decisions that we make and you may be concerned about how you will pay for college or acquire Indiana college financial aid. Here are some facts that may help you put the financial aid and college financing issues in perspective. 1. More than $60 million in

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Tips on Applying for Financial Aid

It may become confusing to parents and students when applying for Indiana college financial aid. However, no matter the income of your family household, each student should apply for aid and search for Indiana scholarships. By completing a FAFSA, the Financial Aid Office at the University of Indianapolis can determine which aid you qualify for.

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Indiana Scholarships and Grants for Undergraduates

If you’re looking for financial aid in Indiana, you may be eligible for some of the scholarships and grants that are offered at the University of Indianapolis. The Frank O’Bannon Grant (formerly the Indiana Higher Education Award) and Freedom of Choice Grant offers assistance to eligible full-time Indiana resident students attending public, proprietary, or private

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Information Open House Invitation

The School for Adult Learning at the University of Indianapolis is preparing for our new academic year.  Fall classes are just around the corner, and we want you to be ready to begin.  On Thursday, August 7th the School for Adult Learning (SAL) is hosting an Information Open House from 5:00-6:45p.m. in our office, Esch Hall

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Is a Bachelor’s Degree the Answer to Unemployment?

Indiana’s unemployment rate is now 5.8%. On July 18th the Indianapolis Star quoted economist Michael Hicks, “Indiana’s rising unemployment reflects a decreaing national demand for goods.  Consumer spending declined because of the rise in gasoline prices.”  The Department of Labor reports that for workers with a bachelor’s degree the unemployment rate drops to 2.7%.  This report  goes

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It’s the Little Things

The School for Adult Learning (SAL) staff are often asked what makes their accelerated degree program unique. It’s the little things that we do that makes the difference.  Our office is open when our students come to campus to attend their evening class, and an advisor and financial aid representative are here in the evening.  We

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You’re Invited!

The School for Adult Learning (SAL) at the University of Indianapolis is hosting an Information Open House on Thursday, June 19th from 5:00-6:45 p.m. in our office, Esch Hall Room 103.  This is the perfect opportunity for you to learn about our accelerated degree program for adults, to meet with an advisor, and to gather

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