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Demystifying the Price of College (Forbes)

There are several key truths about paying for college: prices are going up, parents want to do all they can for their kids, and the real price families will pay is a mystery.

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Paying For School

There are many advantages to staying in-state when it comes to getting your education. Not only will you save money on transportation to and from home, many public colleges offer generous discounts to students in their own state. 882 more words


Students are sometimes scared away from applying to pricey private schools thinking that there’s no way they can afford them. However, a lot of these schools offer generous financial aid packages to students who they accept. 836 more words


Two Americas: To Begin and End a College Comparison

Yes there are two Americas, or perhaps multiple Americas depending upon how divides are created and who receives that privilege. To some it is haves and have nots, does and does not, maker and taker, responsible and irresponsible, black and white, good and evil, liberal and conservative, or heck, just insert any generic simplistic blanket groupings. 2,957 more words

Thoughts On Life And Society

A Dickslap To The Face Of Higher Education Affordability In Ohio

A few days ago Governor Kasich announced the creation of the Ohio Task Force on Affordability and Efficiency, which is a group made up of nine members who have been asked to “examine ways for Ohio’s public colleges and universities to hold down costs,” according to a press release from the governor’s office. 432 more words

Ohio State

Gap Between Rich, Poor College Completion Growing

A new report released this week has found that the education gap that exists between the rich and the poor is continuing to grow, reflecting that it is harder for low-income students to earn a college degree. 463 more words

Higher Education

Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs. 361 more words