Monthly Archives: November 2015

Obama Grants for Mothers: Money for College

Nov 30, 2015 | | Say something

It’s widely accepted that education is important to having a successful future. The President has on many occasions emphasized the need for a strong education system. One major part of the effort is to make available to students more free money for college. One familiar part of the economic meltdown is the rise in college […more]

Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Collect With a Fist

Nov 29, 2015 | | Say something

Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Collect With a Fist The American student loan crisis is often seen as a problem of profligacy and predation. Wasteful colleges raise tuition every year, we are told, even as middle-class wages stagnate and unscrupulous for-profit colleges bilk the unwary. The result is … Read more on […more]

Latest College Financial Options News

Nov 26, 2015 | | Say something

Students shouldn't allow scholarship and financial aid myths stand in their way “When they work with our staff, they often find out they have more opportunities and options than they originally thought. More than 80 percent of OSU students receive some type of financial assistance to pay for college, whether it's through … Read more […more]

Latest College Financial Options News

Nov 25, 2015 | | Say something

Fiat Chrysler to offer free college for dealership workers and their families In May, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced a partnership with Strayer University that allows all employees working at Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram dealerships to earn a no-cost, no-debt college degree at the for-profit college. Now, FCA … Read more on Christian […more]

The Soup to Nuts Approach to Financing College

Nov 24, 2015 | | Say something

The Soup to Nuts Approach to Financing College Changing the way we finance college from a debt-driven model to a wealth-driven one could create better educational opportunities for all students. It could also mean that the chances of them pursing those opportunities will have more to do with their … Read more on Pacific Standard […more]

Carney: renew grants for science, engineering majors

Nov 20, 2015 | | Say something

Carney: renew grants for science, engineering majors U.S. Rep. John Carney, D-Delaware, wants to resurrect a federal program that gave $ 4,000 in grants to college juniors and seniors who come from low-income families and enroll in science and engineering majors. The goal is to train more workers for … Read more on The News Journal […more]

College students protest racism, student loans, minimum wage

Nov 18, 2015 | | Say something

College students protest racism, student loans, minimum wage The Million Student March has organized demonstrations on college campuses across the country, Reuters reports. According to the Million Student March's website, students will protest in favor of tuition-free public college, a cancelation of all … Read more on Fusion Expired loans cause problems for college students […more]

College Rankings

Nov 17, 2015 | | Say something

Success can be measured in many forms. For some people it is defined in monetary term, while other prefers popularity and respect to a high income. However, all this depends upon the career choice you make and how well you work towards achieving your goal. There are various career options available for the students these […more]

Student Loans Are Lowering Your Quality Of Life

Nov 16, 2015 | | Say something

Student Loans Are Lowering Your Quality Of Life Student loan debt is about to clear $ 35,000 per student for the first time. If you want to go to a private university or graduate school, your debt is going to be even higher. More and more college grads are living at home longer and delaying […more]

Why Black Colleges and Universities Still Matter

Nov 14, 2015 | | Say something

Why Black Colleges and Universities Still Matter Two years later, the college partnered with Pepsi-Co to transform its old football field into an organic community farm, which provides healthy and affordable food options in the food desert surrounding the campus. …. A 2015 report from the Wisconsin … Read more on The American Prospect What […more]