Working-age people are now the majority recipients of food stamps, replacing children and seniors as the traditional primary beneficiaries, a new analysis shows. Federal spending on food stamps has doubled since 2008.
Seven in 10 college seniors who graduated in 2012 took on student loans along the way, to the tune of $29,400 on average, according to a recent study from The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) But debt levels aren’t uniform across the country. Read on for the 10 states with the lowest average student debt levels, according to TICAS. Can you guess which state had the lowest?
The suspect in a Harvard bomb hoax said he wanted to avoid an exam, according to an affidavit. Some experts say academic stress is rising and student are less able to cope with it.
While still in his 20s Derrius Quarles started Million Dollar Scholar to provide scholarship information and other resources to students seeking financial aid to fund their dreams.