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Should making college affordable be a high priority for Florida lawmakers?

Finding a cure for sharply rising higher education costs, even in a relatively low cost state like Florida, is tough.

Few prescriptions abound, to be sure. 412 more words

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House Looks To Hold Down Higher-Ed Costs

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Following the lead of Gov. Rick Scott, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill designed to help hold down costs for students at state colleges and universities. 140 more words

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Know before You Go: Weighing the Costs of College

Ah, springtime—when high school seniors’ thoughts turn to checking their real and virtual mailboxes for news from colleges and universities. But the college selection journey doesn’t end with an offer of admission. 265 more words

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5 college finance problems your parents didn't have

If you’re in the throes of college research and decision-making, it’s likely that how to pay for college is a huge consideration. And because things have changed so much economically over the last 25 years, some say that today’s young adults, those classified as Millennials, have a lot more to think about than their Generation X parents did. 1,586 more words

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Sorting out the Maze of College Financial Aid

Sorting out the Maze of College Financial Aid

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Last week we talked about actual college costs and the equation that calculates the Family Need. Just as a refresher, here is the equation: 526 more words
College Prep

SALLIE MAE, I HATE YOU

Those eight years my kids were in college, Sallie was charming, a brilliant conversationalist , and the most beautiful woman I’d ever seen.On the same day my youngest graduated last May, leaving me $225,000 in the hole, Sallie gained 225 pounds —  “a pound a thou,” she liked to say — began to smoke, became a NASCAR nut, and adopted Paula Deen’s Southern drawl. 744 more words

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Figuring out Actual College Costs

Figuring out Actual College Costs

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This is an exciting time for High School Seniors. The end is in sight. Many are going to be receiving their acceptance offers from the colleges they have applied to. 467 more words
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