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Universities Have a Spending Problem

Hello Blog Friends,
I know I’ve posted about the high cost of college in the past, but this critical issue must be kept at the forefront.   421 more words
Educational Reform

11 ways to cut costs before college to limit student borrowing

The average amount of student loan debt for the class of 2014 was $28,950 according to The Institute for College Access and Success, with the classes of 2015 and 2016 expected only to be even more in debt. 1,680 more words


To Boost Retention, GSU Gives “Just-In-Time” Grants to At-Risk Students

Nearly a decade ago, Georgia State University (GSU) had an institutional graduation rate of just 32 percent. And low-income students receiving Pell Grants fared even worse, with rates around 15 percent. 245 more words

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The Price We Pay for Bad Data on College Costs

By Matthew Soldner, principal researcher at the American Institutes for Research.  This post is the first in a series introducing three background papers prepared for a roundtable on financial data in higher education convened by ACE and the TIAA Institute. 996 more words

College Decision

I made my final college decision and I am staying in my own country. Actually I didn’t make the decision, my mom did. And honestly, I hate it. 577 more words

College Decisions!

College decision deadline is coming up really soon. May 1st for most of my colleges and April 25th for one of them! Everyone around me seems to have made their final decisions and knows where they are going and what they are doing and now I’m starting to panic a little tbh. 382 more words

Do students pay too much for remedial classes?

In “Remedial Classes Have Become a Hidden Cost of College,” Danielle Douglas-Gabriel reports that one in four students enroll into a remedial class in their first year of college. 122 more words

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