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The Reason College Costs More Than You Think

When Alex Nichols started as a freshman at the University of Mississippi, he felt sure he’d earn his bachelor’s degree in four years. Five years later, and Nichols is back on the Oxford, Miss. 843 more words

Gov. Quinn talks MAP grants at DePaul

By Josclynn Brandon

Originally posted December 2012.

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the… 579 more words

Rising College Prices

It is no secret that the cost of receiving a higher education continues to rise and was drastically more affordable decades ago. The price of college stops many peo0ple from being able o attend and many people fear that the cost will continue to trend up and up. 82 more words

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Wow, where's all this tuition money going?

Sometimes, the truth really seems stranger than fiction. My dad used to regale me with tales of what the pre-internet 80’s was like; all the bad hair, b-ball short shorts, and Reagan’s acute neurological issues. 642 more words

Pew Research

Why college isn't for everyone, explained in a single chart

If you listen to the experts, they’ll tell you that, despite the rising cost of a degree, college still pays off.

And the statistics bear this argument out. 617 more words


Guaranteed college tuition could be a game-changer

Paying for college could get easier for Richmond families, with the city announcing a program to cover college tuition fees for local high school graduates. The $35 million, 10-year initiative,”Richmond Promise,” will be drawn from Chevron’s $90 million community benefits package, negotiated by the city as an offshoot of the company’s $1 billion renovation of its Richmond refinery.   53 more words


Parents Don't Have Rights To Their College Students Info

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Now that you’ve mortgaged your future to send your kid to college, what right do you have to see information about how she’s handling herself while she’s there? 210 more words

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