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Paying for community college

President Obama’s proposal to cover three-quarters of the average tuition of community college for qualifying students excited many young people, but they know it’s not a catch-all. 50 more words

Youth Radio

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. 854 more words


VIDEO: Navigating Financial Aid

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — KRON 4’s Anny Hong sat down with Lara Fox and Monica Hayden from uAspire to discuss tips for affording college, and what you need to know when applying for financial aid.


Education Update: 2/18/2015

Education Update is a weekly blog post highlighting recent developments in the world of education. The linked articles and summaries are not endorsements, rather frame points of view to begin conversations about the state of education, trends, and how we as designers can play an active role in shaping schools. 581 more words


Students on the true cost of community college

There’s a myth around community college: that it’s affordable to anyone. But for students whose parents can’t or won’t pay their way – tuition, living expenses, and textbooks – that degree can seem a distant goal.   65 more words


UC Tuition for Out-of-State Students and its Impact on Diversity

An article in the Los Angeles Times last week highlighted an ongoing debate within the University of California system:  should the price of a UC education increase even more for out-of-state students, who currently pay nearly $50,000 per year? 406 more words

Presidents’ Day Reflections

Whenever Presidents’ Day rolls around, it rekindles many fond memories from U.S. history classes in elementary and high school. Iconic events come to mind such as George Washington crossing the Delaware, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the framing of the Constitution and President Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address. 465 more words