Topic: Institute for College Access & Success
Parents are no longer footing the bill for college. Scholarships, grants, and loan packages are covering tuition now, leading to choices based more on finances than academics, like less expensive colleges and more marketable majors.
Former Education Secretary Bennett argues that most of America's 3,500 colleges aren't worth the investment. As costs rise, more families are taking a harder look at a college's value instead of its reputation.
The rate for subsidized Stafford loans is set to increase from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1, due to Congressional inaction, just as millions of new college students start signing up for fall courses.
Culinary schools reach pending settlement with dissatisfied students, who complained culinary schools lured them in with false promises.
09/07/2011 09:51 am
Congress is expected to vote this weekend not just on healthcare, but also on a student aid bill. Here’s a rundown of five key components in the legislation.
03/19/2010 01:54 pm