Tag Archive: tuition

Jul 03

This Is What Keeps Students, Parents Up At Night

“From getting into your first-choice school to moving away from home, going to college is stressful. But more than anything, the top concern parents and students share these days is paying the tab and any ensuing debt burden, according to The Princeton Review’s 2016 College Hopes & Worries survey…. The Princeton Review also asked the …

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Jun 26

2 Extra Years In College Could Cost You Almost $300,000

It’s very important to review colleges’ graduation statistics and retention rates because the longer a student stays in college, the more costs are incurred. In fact, sometimes what might seem like a less expensive route, for example, state schools, can end up costing more when students are closed out of courses they need and are …

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Jan 05

Fill Out FAFSA Forms for Financial Aid Now

“The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the Fafsa, will become available online on Jan. 1. The form is the starting point for students and families seeking federal aid, and is used by most states and colleges as part of the student aid process. The form collects financial and personal information about …

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Aug 03

How The Government Exaggerates The Cost Of College

This is an interesting NY Times article that’s worth a read. “Fortunately, the government isn’t the only organization that collects data on college tuition over time. The College Board also does, and it publishes different indexes on published tuition and net-price tuition, separately for public and private colleges. (Only scholarship grants are considered in the …

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Aug 21

Top State Universities Will Be Admitting More Out-Of-State Applicants Than Ever

There’s no doubt about it. Money talks when applying to college and if you are a full paying student you just might improve your odds of getting into a school of your choice.  State universities get more in tuition from out-of-state applicants than they do from in-state applicants.  In a tight economy, which student do …

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