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Before College: Step 1 in Building Your Student’s List of Potential Colleges

If you’ve got a college-bound student who’s entering her senior year of high school, it’s time for her to identify a set of schools to which she’ll apply this fall. 451 more words


The Long Hard Way Out of Sticky Bottom; Amarillo College and the Battle with Poverty

Summary: Amarillo College in Texas and its varied support structures for low income students, financial and practical, testify to the complexity of escape from poverty. 1,077 more words

Low-income Students

A Quick Primer on Student Loans

Once upon a time, only the cream of the crop went on to college after high school. A high school diploma was enough to earn a decent living and have a relatively normal middle class life. 1,053 more words


Why I am not getting a refund of my Pell Grant?

When a student fails courses, this is an out of pocket cost that the school and financial aid does NOT cover. Any F’s that a student receives at most institutions, including CCSD, results in an in-school balance that is required to be paid by monthly installments by the student. 69 more words

College Policies

Life Update

Recently, I have sought out going back to school for nursing to help further my career in healthcare and patient care. However, yesterday we found out that we would have to pay for the entire education out of pocket which would end up being pretty expensive. 404 more words


Pell Grant Money Available for Summer Semester

For the first time since 2011, Pell Grant monies will be available to pay for summer semester. If you were enrolled full-time (12 or more credit hours) in both the fall and spring semesters and received the Pell Grant, you will probably be eligible to receive the Pell Grant to attend SCC this summer.  190 more words

Press Release

Keeping the Middle Class Down and the Upper Class High

When it comes to students and college, it helps to know how tuition gets paid. More importantly, for many, how it will get paid back. 632 more words