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Report: Georgia State students paid nearly $90 million in fees over past 5 years to prop up sports

If you wonder about high student fees at Georgia public colleges, look to sports programs and empty seats

A new in-depth investigation by the Chronicle of Higher Education and Huffington Post reveals many public college students are subsidizing sports at their schools. 428 more words


Mismeasuring the Burden of Student Loan Debt

Rising higher education costs along with the volume of outstanding student loans, now in excess of $1.3 trillion nationally and greater than the volume of credit card or motor vehicle loan debt, are prompting  concerns about the impact that student loan debt is having on economic growth. 1,947 more words


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