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Examining College Endowments per Pell Recipient

One of the most-discussed higher education policy proposals from President Donald Trump has been a proposal to tax the endowments of wealthy colleges that are seen as not using enough money on financial aid. 604 more words

Financial aid eligibility for reunified youth

Q: I am working with a young woman who has turned 21 and was previously in foster care. She was reunified with her mother approximately 7 weeks before she turned 18. 259 more words

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Rutgers tops big 10 in Pell Grants, Propublica reports

Rutgers ranking in Pell Grants, tuition rates and debt revealed.

By Ken Kurtulik – Nov. 14 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Rutgers University bested Big 10 conference colleges in percentage of students receiving Pell Grants, Propublica revealed in 2015. 523 more words


Beware of Financial Aid Scams

A few years ago a close family member contacted me for assistance with completing his Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We discussed the differences between loans and gift aid (e.g. 179 more words

Eligibility for BOG Fee Waiver

Q: I know that income eligibility for Pell grants for students who were in foster care after their 13th birthday is based on the student’s income and does not take into consideration the income of parents or guardians. 135 more words

Post-Secondary Education

I have conversed with many students who are now eligible to vote in an election. Individuals have expressed a range of feelings about the election including that they will not vote, being undecided who they will support, to their eagerness to participate in voting. 235 more words

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Criminal Convictions And Financial Aid

Q: If I have been convicted of a crime, does this impact whether I am eligible for financial aid?

A: For the most part, a student with a criminal conviction, including one who is on probation or parole, … 167 more words

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