22 Feb 2017

FAFSA ignores middle-class students

When throwing your graduation cap in the air, saying goodbye to childhood friends and setting off on new journeys, something that often slips the mind of graduating high school seniors is paying for college. Students may think completing FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) and having top grades is

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22 Oct 2012

Perry calls for tuition freeze

As the economy tightens the wallets of parents planning to send their kids to college, Texas Governor Rick Perry has a plan to help alleviate the growing financial burden by freezing college tuition at public schools. Perry hopes to freeze college tuition in the public sector at the price a

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22 Oct 2012

Students required to participate in financial counseling

When students receive their tuition refund checks, they sometimes think about purchasing the newest iPhone or the latest game system rather than textbooks for classes. In reality, most students are supposed to use these funds to purchase books or cover living expenses throughout the semester. With the rising amount of

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17 Sep 2012

Big tuition bucks empty students’ pockets

Many students can’t wait to enjoy the experience of college, whether it is the wild and crazy social life they anticipate or their hard-earned education. Rarely does ridiculous rising cost for room and board cross their minds. Yes, of course it costs money to go to school but personally I

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