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Why I love #askfriday

During the week our Twitter and Facebook followers, submit UC and CSU application questions with the hashtag#askfriday. On Fridays we post the answers on our social media sites. 207 more words

Is That Apartment Actually Affordable?

Raysha Duncan, Purdue Alum

It’s almost October! You know that means? It’s time to start signing for apartments for next year. That’s right, you just got all settled into your dorm or… 635 more words


Good information and bad coverage of college costs

We’ve gotten some rare good news about transparency in college costs: the U.S. Department of Education’s new College Scorecard, though limited in many ways, gives students and their families quick, easy ways to understand some of the realities of college costs normally hidden by simplistic discussions of sticker prices. 429 more words

Here’s how applying for college financial aid will get easier

By Kaitlin Mulhere

The White House this weekend announced plans to allow families to use older tax information to file for federal financial aid. The change will make it possible for students to find out how much aid they qualify for months earlier than they can now. 695 more words


The Absurdity of College Costs

How did this happen?  Today graduates need to begin their lives saddled with a ridiculous amount of debt.  Parents need to dig into their retirement accounts, either delaying or forgoing retirement, to provide an education for their children. 394 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

The Stress-free FAFSA

Raise your hand if you know what FAFSA stands for.

Did you get it?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is an important resource for students as they figure out how to pay for college.  805 more words

College Costs

Tom Reed's answer to the high cost of college education

But the pension fund was just sitting there. — Gary B. Trudeau

Tom Reed’s answer to the high cost of college education: force institutions with large endowments to sell them to fund scholarships.   528 more words