"By now, most prospective college students have received their letters of acceptance and are weighing their financial aid packages. But what if the financial aid offer at your preferred school isn’t what you had hoped?" The New York Times asks. "'The time to appeal is if something has changed after the form was filed,' said Justin Dr […]
"As a former student loan borrower himself, President Obama has more than a passing familiarity with the complexities of higher education finance. But in a little-noticed bit of comment last year in an interview with David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, he issued some pointed criticism of the advice that students get on the way into college," accordi […]
"April is almost over. But one issue that grabbed headlines during National Financial Literacy Month is the recently released Department of Education (DOE) report on the tightened credit standards for the PLUS Loan," USBE Online reports. "Writing in a 2013 opinion piece for Inside Higher Ed, National Association of Student Financial Aid Admini […]
"After years of government investigations, Corinthian Colleges Inc. will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000 California students," The Los Angeles Times reports.