Leaders from 10 higher education systems agree to new transparency model in communicating with students after a meeting with Obama administration officials today.
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June 05, 2012
May 23, 2012
A professional group of student financial aid administrators released report with recommendations to improve award letters to students.
May 09, 2012
Financial aid experts recommend changes to state grant programs to help most-needy students and encourage college completion.
February 17, 2012
U.S. News lists 62 colleges that claim to cover 100 percent of student financial need.
January 31, 2012
Annual freshman college survey shows students getting better prepared academically.
January 11, 2012
Many are saying the amount of debt that students take on to attend college has become a national crisis. In an essay in Inside Higher Education, Michael Bugeja goes beyond lamenting about the situation to offer concrete steps that everyone can take to reign in the costs of getting a degree. Starti...
October 20, 2011
There is a high cost to federal, state, and local governments when full-time community college students don't return for a second year. A new report by the American Institutes of Research estimates the cost of freshman dropouts over five years is $4 billion. The Hidden Cost of Community Colleges by...
October 19, 2011
Although colleges and universities give most of their aid to need-based students, a growing proportion is being awarded to students based on academic achievement without regard to finances, according to a report released Tuesday. The National Center for Education Statistics examined trends in merit...
September 26, 2011
A new curriculum being developed in Yale University's backyard aims to instill a college-going attitude in students as early as preschool, with students from pre-K through 8th grade spending one day a month focused on college-going skills, from goal-setting to financial literacy.
September 23, 2011
College admissions officers admit there is increasing pressure to recruit students with the ability to pay, according to a new, anonymous survey.