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Diane's Story: Syracuse '65

I graduated from Syracuse University in 1965, before student loan debt. Many high school friends went to University of Massachusetts. Syracuse (private) and UMass (Public) both provided excellent educations. 232 more words

Student Loans

5 Things NOT To Say To Your Teen About College Decisions (Huffington Post)

It used to be that all college admission notifications were delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. You didn’t even need to open the letter to know what was inside: If it was a thick package, you had gotten in and the envelope contained a zillion forms to fill out.

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College Planning

Free tuition at Pennsylvania college a 'small step' toward debt relief

The Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) announced plans last week to make tuition free for qualified, low-income students through its 50th Anniversary Scholars Program.

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How to Appeal a College's Financial Aid to Receive More

How to Appeal a College’s Financial Aid to Receive More

Dealing with a Low Ball Offer

This month, we have been going over various types of grants. 580 more words
College Prep

The Real Reason (?) College Costs So Much

In the New York Times today, Professor Paul Campos from the University of Colorado made the case that public funding for higher education has not declined over the past several decades, but has in fact increased significantly. 567 more words

Sticker Shock

I’ve been experiencing a lot of sticker shock lately. In more than one area of my life and I’m having a hard time dealing with it! 727 more words


More and more money is being spent on higher education. Too little is known about whether it is worth it.

The article compares Europe v USA. There are pros and cons, yet, I feel that we are moving towards ever increasing costs in education (USA) with the pressure being on students to pick the school they think will get them the best job and rising tuition (Europe) with no real explanation or prove, that paying for uni will get students a better job. 1,200 more words

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