Student Loan Complaints Fall Amid Pandemic: CFPB

Borrower complaints about federal and private student loans decreased significantly in 2020 from the previous year — down 24% and 33%, respectively — according to the latest annual report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s student loan ombudsman. The CFPB admitted that the decline in complaints for the year ending Aug. 31 (about five months […]

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5 Best Places to Find Scholarships and Student Awards

There’s a lot of money out there for the taking. But you’ve got to know where to look. This is your guide for where to find scholarships, awards, and bursaries in Canada. I’m not ashamed to admit that I want free money. Whether it’s buying used textbooks, using my student ID for discounts, or eating all […]

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Art of Smart takes on (barely survives) City2Surf!

In this world-first AOSTV vlog led by Clara from our campus operations team, we take on the City2Surf charity run to raise $6500 for youth mental health and The Black Dog Institute. Find out what it’s like to be a part of our crew and watch our less ‘fitness-inclined’ runners survive a 14 KM run! 🙂 Subscribe for more vids ► — FOLLOW ART OF SMART FACEBOOK: HSC RESOURCES:… — ABOUT #AOSTV At Art of Smart we’re on a mission to help you answer the difficult question, “What am I going to do with my life when I finish school, and how do I get there?” We provide world-class K-12 tutoring and mentoring to help you get options for life after school, career and leadership mentoring to help you develop the skills needed when you finish school, and help you road test your dream careers. Everything we do is based on over 8 years of research with Australia’s top students, and work with over 10,000 students around Australia. Find out more here:

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How To Manage Your Edfinancial Services Student Loans

Note that the situation for student loans has changed due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and relief efforts from the government, student loan lenders and others. Check out our Student Loan Hero Coronavirus Information Center for additional news and details. *          *          * Edfinancial Services […]

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Photoshop 2021 Essential Training: Photography

Whether you’re a professional photographer or just someone who wants to improve your image-making skills, this course can help you take your images to the next level and get the results that you want using Photoshop 2021. Julieanne Kost brings you up to speed with Photoshop, showing you how to make tonal and color adjustments using adjustment layers and Smart Objects. She shares how to create both realistic and surreal composites, retouch distracting elements from images, and increase productivity when working with templates. Plus, discover how to enhance color and tone both globally and locally, use libraries to store content, work with Artboards, export and share images, and more.

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Developing a YouTube Strategy

Trying to launch your very own YouTube channel? Whether you’ve already started and struggle to keep up with the daily grind—or you haven’t even posted your first video—this course can help you get up and running. Join viral video maker Ash Blodgett as she shares expert tips for building a profitable and successful strategy for your YouTube channel. Ash covers how to define the type of content to create, balance quality versus quantity, and maintain consistency with your videos so you can keep viewers tuning in. Plus, learn how to research your competition, optimize videos for search, and determine the best times and days to release your content.

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