Other posts tagged: financial aid
Financial Institutions Take Advantage of Students
Having one credit card hold everything might seem ideal, but colleges that require students to use these multipurpose IDs are allowing financial institutions to take advantage of students. Students should do their homework when it comes to where they put their finances.
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Colleges Offer Sizable Tuition Discounts
85.5 percent of freshmen received at least one type of tuition price break in 2011, contradicting the notion that scholarships are only given to students with heavy financial need or high academic performance. NGJ's Jocelyn Rubin reports.
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Tips for Applying and Reapplying for FAFSA
The beginning of a new year means parents and students all over the country are focusing on what forms they need to submit to apply for 2012-2013 financial aid. NGJ's Nicole Leonard breaks down financial aid.
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Attending College for Free: How Beneficial is it, Really?
A large number of students are taking college courses online at no cost, and applications like iTunes U are becoming increasingly useful. Why these classes provide a golden opportunity for learning- but not much in terms of a career.
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CA Dream Act- Now Helping Undocumented Students
On Saturday, CA Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Dream Act into law. This is a huge step in the right direction. As an undocumented student at UC Davis, I can now look forward to graduating and continuing to medical school.
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Work-Study: Extra Income and a Flexible Schedule
Federal work-study programs give students the opportunity to work on campus for tuition credit while balancing a full course load and other extracurriculars. NGJ's Alex Vincent reports on students' work-study experiences.
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Debt Debate Now a Real Concern for American College Students
As NGJ's Liz Malm reports, the threat of a U.S. default on August 2 poses an imminent threat to the ability of many college students to afford their education. The current debt debate shows how the issues of government spending, debt ceilings, and taxes will continue to wield an important effect on the fate of this nation's college students.
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Why the Meritocracy Avoids Low-Income Students
What are the undeniable benefits of increasing the number of low-income students at colleges and universities? How about giving more deserving students the chance to change their economic futures, enhance their world-views, and bring fresh expertise and vigor to the American workplace.
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