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Campus News

College Completion: Gap Widens Between Rich and Poor Students

College students from lower income groups have more opportunities to pursue a degree than ever before. Federal pell grants, scholarships and financial aid can provide the assistance these students need to attend college.

Campus News

College Rating System by the Numbers

Soon, your college will be rated by the Education Department, providing a way for current and future students to determine if that school and others like it are providing a level of education that they need and at a price they can afford.

College Budgeting

How to Pay For Your Education Without a College Savings Account

Let’s face it: not every college student has the funds to pay for their education. College savings accounts have been around since today’s college bound students were born, but not everyone has one.

Finance

Will This be the Year You Return to College?

When older adults return to college, they’re often labeled as “non-traditional students.” That means these individuals do not fit into the usual 18-24-year-old age category that describes the traditional college student, although not necessarily the “average” college student these days.

Grants

No, College Grants Are Not Repaid

Tweet On the surface, this question may seem silly to some, but it is clear that there is some confusion about how college financial aid is handled. For the record,

Grants

How to Apply For a Federal Pell Grant

Tweet Like a college scholarship, a Pell grant is not repaid — the monies awarded to you are applied to your college tuition, an amount up to $5,550 per year.

Commentary

No Degree? That Might Be A Problem.

Tweet Here’s a thought: you’re in college and are frustrated with your major, even dissatisfied with your school. You’re contemplating quitting, perhaps heading out to the work world in pursuit

Finance Scholarships

College Scholarships For Every Type Of Student

Tweet When arranging funding for college, you or your parents are probably tapping your savings, 529 college fund, considering private student loans and/or Stafford loans, and you may be looking