4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn't enough
For 61% of students, college costs more than they expected, according to a recent survey from College Ave Student Loans conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights Yoselin Guzman, an 18-year-old UCLA freshman from Compton, California, can see why "There's like little costs you don't even see," says Guzman, noting how expensive dorm items, books and student orientation are. When those unexpected costs arise - and…
BBB Tips: Be smart about school financial aid
By now, many high school seniors have finished their college applications and are waiting for results.
SINGLETARY: Debunking 5 myths about college financial aid
With three children in college, I'm very familiar with the financial-aid process. I'd rather get a root canal.My husband and I saved just enough for them
Why your financial aid may plummet after freshman year
Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don't have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered you the most free money, your final bill may end up bigger than you thought More than 72% of college students ages 18 and younger received scholarships, grants or other free money in 2015-16, according to the latest data from the National Center for Education Statistics. For students ages 19 to 23, that percentage is less…
After food, housing and financial aid, how much do SC colleges really cost?
Financial aid, scholarships, meal plans, dorms, tuition and more all factor into what SC college students should expect to pay when getting a higher education. When you add them all up, the price could vary.
Why Your Financial Aid May Plummet After Freshman Year
Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don't have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered you the
Here's a breakdown by school of how much financial aid NJ gave to undocumented students
New Jersey awarded nearly $1.63 million in state aid to 513 undocumented students attending college in the fall.
Editorial: Students should take advantage of streamlined financial aid forms
Few acronyms induce as much fear and trembling — at least among high-school seniors and their parents — as FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Talk about the
YOUR OPINION: Community colleges play vital role in postsecondary education
As the nation celebrates Community College Month during April, on behalf of Itawamba Community College, I would like to express our appreciation for your commitment to education, which prepares both
Identity thieves may have hacked files of up to 100,000 financial aid applicants
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen said Thursday the information of up to 100,000 taxpayers may have been stolen in a security breach of an online tool used to apply for federal student aid.
Pierce College at Puyallup ranking as one of the top 10 community colleges nationwide.
How much is higher education worth? Judging by Census Bureau data quite a bit. The average associate’s degree holder earns 18% more than the average high school diploma holder. In dollar terms, that’s a difference of $5,400 per year. And while $5,400 may not seem like a life-changing amount, over time $5,400 per year can …
How Mississippi’s financial aid programs reached a ‘tipping point’
'Unfortunately there’s been no overall strategy for the creation of state aid programs,' director saysThe post How Mississippi’s financial aid programs reached a ‘tipping point’ appeared first on Mississippi Today.
LIFESPAN COLUMN: LifeSpan Center to hold Financial Aid 101 course
Both of my parents worked hard to provide for their family.
How can we protect this account from financial aid formulas and the FAFSA?
Student-owned accounts are counted at a higher rate in financial aid formulas.
Lane Community College to decide whether hand off bookstore operations Thursday
Lane Community College's Board of Education will discuss next year's budget and decide whether to turn over operations of the Titan Bookstore to an
Itasca Community College recognized as top community college in Minnesota
Itasca Community College (ICC) is no stranger to accolades for being a quality community college. And the latest recognition for the northern Minnesota school has come from a comprehensive Best
How country music is helping La. community colleges
The 10 colleges where students get the best education for their money
Spencer Platt/Getty Images American colleges have a higher price tag than ever. But steep costs alone don't equal high quality To make the most of your investment, you want to find a college that offers an excellent education for the lowest price possible U.S. News & World Report recently released its best-value colleges list for 2018, ranking the top universities with both high-quality academics and low…
Should community colleges build housing?
An 800-bed student apartment complex is rising on the campus of Orange Coast College, the largest community college in Orange County.
How to Pay for College: Financial Aid Tips
The cost of higher education has risen rapidly over the last decade. Students and parents alike know that it's never too soon begin considering how to pay fo...