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Cameren Boatner

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Cameren Boatner is an editor with BestColleges specializing in student finance content. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BA in multimedia journalism. Cameren’s work has appeared in MSN Money, Debt.com, the Student Press Law Center, South Florida Gay News, and other publications.

Contributions

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20 Colleges Creating LGBTQ+ Living-Learning Communities
Nalea Ko
September 23, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Resisting LGBTQ+ Discrimination and Violence in College
Greta Pano
September 22, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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What to Know About Grad PLUS Loans
Lauren Ward
September 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Study Abroad With a Disability
Doug Wintemute
September 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Guide for Families, Parents, and Guardians of Students With Disabilities
Doug Wintemute
September 19, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
The Importance of Gender-Inclusive Housing
Greta Pano
September 12, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
529 Plan vs. Roth IRA for College Savings
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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What Is a Coverdell ESA?
Lauren Ward
September 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Should Your Student Be an Authorized User on Your Credit Card?
Danika Miller
September 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What to Do When Your Parents Refuse to Fill Out the FAFSA
Lauren Ward
September 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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FAFSA Simplified Needs Test vs. Auto-Zero EFC
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
September 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Is EFC? How Does It Affect Financial Aid?
Whitney Sandoval
September 7, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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What Happens to Student Loans When You Drop Out?
Lauren Ward
September 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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20 Scholarships for High ACT and SAT Scores
Blake Weil
September 6, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What Happens if You Fail a College Class With Financial Aid?
Kristen Grau
August 31, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Should You Get a Personal Loan for School?
Catherine Lafuente
August 30, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Scholarships for Trade Schools
Thomas Broderick
August 29, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Scholarships for Cancer Survivors and Patients
Blake Weil
August 29, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Financial Aid for Trade School
Ellery Weil
August 26, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants
Staff Writers
August 25, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How Much Does Changing Majors in College Cost?
Danika Miller
August 19, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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What Is a Good Credit Score for a College Student?
Blake Weil
August 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Should I Take Out a Home Equity Loan for College?
Lauren Ward
August 12, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Do You Need Renters Insurance for a Dorm Room?
Erin Treder
August 12, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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FAFSA Income Limits: How Much Income Is Too Much?
Lauren Ward
August 12, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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8 Tips for Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget
Kristen Grau
August 11, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Can You Retake the SAT — and Should You?
Erin Treder
August 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How Much Does it Cost to Study Abroad?
Kristen Grau
August 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
Is Private Student Loan Forgiveness Possible?
Blake Weil
August 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
A Guide to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Whitney Sandoval
July 15, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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How to Become a Corrections Social Worker
Marisa Upson
July 14, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What Is a Student Money Management Center?
Staff Writers
July 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Best Summer Jobs to Save Money for College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
July 8, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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10 Cheap and Easy Meals for College Students
Erin Treder
July 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What to Know About Student Loan Disability Discharge
Emily Gillespie-Lord
July 8, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Adulting 101: How to Open a Bank Account in College
Laura Bengs
July 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Financial Aid for International Students
Lauren Mack
July 7, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Blog
How to Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan
Lauren Ward
July 5, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Get a College Application Fee Waiver
Lauren Ward
July 5, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
Should You Pay Off Student Loans in College?
Laura Bengs
July 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Is Tuition Insurance?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 30, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Are Ivy League Schools Worth the Cost?
Reese Lopez
June 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Pay for College in Prison
Lauren Ward
June 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Can You Get Financial Aid With a Felony?
Lauren Ward
June 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Become a Public Health Social Worker
Ellery Weil
June 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How DACA Students Pay Federal Taxes
Lyss Welding
June 21, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Best Credit Cards for Students in 2022
Lauren Ward
June 21, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What Is an Income-Driven Repayment Plan?
Sharon Wilfong
June 20, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How a Local College Honors the Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims
Cameren Boatner
June 15, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Federal vs. Private Student Loans: What’s the Difference?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
June 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Forensic Social Worker
James Mielke
June 10, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to the FAFSA for Parents
Kristen Grau
June 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Adulting 101: How to Pay Bills in College
Marisa Upson
June 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to Parent PLUS Loans
Lyss Welding
June 9, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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How to Pay for College Without Student Loans
Tessa Cooper
June 9, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Should You Cosign a Student Loan?
Emily Gillespie-Lord
June 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
9 Ways Dads Can Afford Going Back to School
Lyss Welding
June 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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7 Tips to Decorate Your Dorm on a Budget
Lyss Welding
June 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Adulting 101: How to Get Renters Insurance for College Students
Whitney Sandoval
June 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Become a Geriatric Social Worker
James Mielke
June 6, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Can You Afford to Go Back to School?
Katy McWhirter
June 3, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
This LGBTQ+ Grad Fights the System — and Her Student Loan Debt
Lyss Welding
May 27, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Is It Cheaper to Live On or Off Campus?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 26, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Do College Meal Plans Save Students Money?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 25, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Scholarships for Transgender and Nonbinary Students
Kathrine Yets
May 23, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Diversity & Inclusion
10 Biggest Stressors LGBTQ+ College Students Face
Bernard Grant, Ph.D.
May 18, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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How to Earn a Power BI Certification
Ellery Weil
May 18, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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How to Earn a Compliance Certification
Alison Plaut
May 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Become a School Social Worker
Staff Writers
May 12, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Handle Food Insecurity as a College Student
Kristen Grau
May 12, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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How to Earn a Google Analytics Certification
Alison Plaut
May 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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How to Sublet an Apartment
Lyss Welding
May 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Financial Aid for LGBTQ+ College Students
Lyss Welding
May 10, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn a Tableau Certification
Meg Whitenton
May 6, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Pay Back Student Loans Once Payments Resume
Kristen Grau
May 4, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn a QuickBooks Certification
Marisa Upson
April 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
8 Ways Moms Can Afford Going Back to School
Kristen Grau
April 27, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
6 Ways College Finances Affect Mental Health
Lyss Welding
April 27, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
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How to Become a Social Work Case Manager
Lyss Welding
April 19, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Blog
Why Colleges and Universities Need Inclusive Virtual Tours
Sydney Clark
April 19, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn a Digital Marketing Certificate
Meg Whitenton
April 15, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Advocate for Mental Health in College: Real Students’ Stories
Lyss Welding
April 14, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Why Depression Hits Different in College
Lyss Welding
April 12, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
2022 Tax Filing Guide: Filing Taxes as a Student
Lyss Welding
April 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
How to Become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Lyss Welding
March 8, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Resource
Financial Literacy for Hispanic and Latino/a Students
Staff Writers
March 4, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
How Does Student Loan Interest Work? A Complete Guide
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Social Work Salary: How Much Does a Social Worker Make?
Lyss Welding
January 4, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
15 Social Work Jobs
Lyss Welding
January 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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21 Scholarships for Students With Disabilities
Heather Mullinix
November 3, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Social Worker
Lyss Welding
September 30, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Get Financial Aid for Continuing Education
Staff Writers
September 28, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Is the Pell Grant?
Chinh Ngo
September 28, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
9 Tips for a Smooth College Transition
Michelle Kelley
September 28, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How Much Does Online College Cost?
Staff Writers
September 3, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Blog
When Does 2022-23 College Football Start?
James Mielke
August 18, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Blog
4 Ways to Make Your First Week of College Count
Samantha L. Solomon, Ph.D.
August 18, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
How to Deal With Homesickness in College: 6 Tips to Keep You Grounded
Heather Mullinix
August 12, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
4 Things to Know About Rushing in College
Steve Bailey
August 12, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Blog
10 Ways to Get Involved on Campus
Michelle Kelley
August 5, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
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Scholarships for Single Mothers & Fathers
Staff Writers
July 30, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
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College Scholarships for LGBTQ+ Students
Staff Writers
May 20, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Best Student Bank Accounts in 2022
Dana Sitar, Lauren Ward
March 1, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Can I Claim My College Student as a Dependent?
Stephen Gaffney
January 12, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn a Debt-Free Degree
Staff Writers
October 28, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
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Scholarships for Adults and Nontraditional Students
Chinh Ngo
September 22, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
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8 Tips to Travel for Cheap in College
Danika Miller
September 22, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
A Guide to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Whitney Sandoval
September 13, 2019 • ~6 Min Read