If I lost the ZIP code lottery growing up in tap-water-crisis Flint, my new friends had won the neighborhood Powerball jackpot. Don’t get me wrong. My newfound friends worked extremely hard, but they also seemed to have access to a formula for success that had been kept from the rest of us.
Most students pay more for college than an affordability benchmark recommends, according to a new report, and some of the overspending is by choice.
Colleges put on a full-court press in these final weeks before the traditional May 1 decision day, hoping a personalized email, a phone call, or a visit to campus with other admitted students will be enough to assure a deposit for the freshman class.
SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit.
Twenty states already offer cheaper in-state college tuition to students who are in the United States illegally. Legislation making its way through the Tennessee Legislature would make that state the 21st.
While many of the challenges are financial, others involve navigating the complex college scene.
Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House appear poised to bring back year-round Pell Grant eligibility, which the Obama administration and Congress nixed in 2012 over cost concerns.
The Urban Institute launched an online project Tuesday looking at the intersection of the cost and the value of college. Judging whether higher education is economical depends on the credential being pursued, the upfront investment, the odds of completion and the long-term value, said...
After briefings with congressional committees, federal agencies deliver more bad news on the status of the IRS data retrieval tool.
The endeavor is shrouded in misconceptions.