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4 Ways To Tell Your Kid You Can't Afford His Dream College
Most students think they can afford any college. Most parents know they can't.
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8 Things I Wish I Knew A Year Ago About College Applications
Can we just take this all down a few notches?
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This Will Make You Feel Better About Looming College Bills
Getting the most and best financial aid involves some strategizing.
Back-to-School Planning for Returning Students
Head of Global Financial Education at Visa Inc.
For mid-career workers, education is a great way to remain vital in the workforce. It can also be a risky financial investment. Experienced workers should fully investigate all degree and training programs for maximum payoff.
How Colleges Are Screwing Students Like Me Over
18 from Chicago. Happier than a camel on Wednesday.
College shouldn't cost that much. There is no justifiable reason as to why we have to pay that much money. None.
5 Things NOT To Say To Your Teen About College Decisions
Where your kid goes to college isn't really about having your needs met; this is about your kid and his or her needs. Leaving
One Chart That Makes It Clear College Tuition Is Becoming Unaffordable
Couple this fact with federal Pell Grants already cover the smallest portion of the cost of college in the program's history
My Student Voice
Student at Miami of Ohio. Executive Director of Seat At the Ta...
The students in my old neighborhood deserve a chance to have a successful future. If we can't give them that, how can we say that we have succeeded in bringing up the generation of the future -- the ones who are going to determine the future of this country?
Paying For College: Morgan State Student Moonlights As Escort To Cover Rising Tuition Costs
But some black college presidents say socioeconomic realities in black communities often force the issue in the desire to
Meeting the Money Challenges of Adult College Students
Financial literacy expert, Bank Mobile
Are you a single parent, stay-at-home mom, or working adult who wants to return to school in hopes of securing a brighter financial future? The good news is that you're not alone.
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529 College Savings Plans Primarily Benefit Wealthy: Government Accountability Office Report
However, the investment research firm Morningstar found there's a transparency problem with many 529s. Around four-out-of
Affordability and Access for All: Obama's Higher Education Goals for His Second Term
Editor of The Edvocate & The Tech Edvocate
The changes that President Obama hopes to make higher education during his second term will benefit the people that need it most -- middle- to low-income students that want a strong career path that they can afford.
Is College Worth It?
Dr. Carl J. Strikwerda
President, Elizabethtown College
College does not pay simply by raising your job prospects. In a rapidly changing economy, college teaches the most valuable of lessons: how to keep teaching one's self for life.
Coming From Where I'm From
Founder and Director, Project ASCEND
Though I complain about late nights in the library or having to write difficult papers, I remember that I am one of the few that made it out of this cycle. Education is the key to achieving one's dreams, but at what price?
Hacking Education the 1960s Way
Founder and CEO, Altius Education
Maybe it's time we put a little old back in the new school and remember that we already have an answer to the rising cost of college -- transfer. It's already available. It's affordable. And it works.
'Fairy Godmother' Divvies Aid Among Hopeful Providence College Students
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The envelope arrives with good news. The college is pleased to announce that the student has been offered
Paying For College: Teens & Parents Have "The Talk"
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For many high school seniors planning to go to college, the moment of truth is here: the last acceptance letters are rolling
Reform FAFSA: Getting Money to the Students Who Need It
Without reforms to the aid application process, much of the extra $20 billion Congress set aside for making college affordable may never get to the students who need it.
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