Financial Aid

‘Shopping Sheet’ Aims to Make College Costs Transparent

The Department of Education, in collaboration with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has released a new, standardized format for financial aid award letters. The “Financial Aid Shopping Sheet” offers students and families a graphic summary of the cost of attendance and aid available and can be customized by each institution. The form makes it easy to compare costs and aid offers, and provides an index of how comparable schools perform against one another.

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

Director of Financial Aid

Mohave Community College
Kingman, AZ
Full time, $60,000-$90,000

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Financial Aid At California Colleges Hit By Scams, Officials Say

Seventeen people have been indicted since August in six cases that involve 15 California campuses, U.S. attorney's office says.

Read more »

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

College of Southern Maryland Launches Heroes Scholarship Campaign

With more than 870 students using veterans’ benefits to pursue their degree at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) since last fall, the CSM Foundation has launched its second annual “CSM Heroes Campaign” in honor of those who served our country as well as first responders who risk their lives daily for the safety of others.

Read more »

Tennessee school pays it forward with money management program for undergrads

Loan defaults decrease at Tusculum College through implementation of Inceptia’s student success analysis

In the world of federal student loan repayment, graduates have the upper hand. So do young adults well-schooled in the ways of money management.

Tusculum College in Tennessee understands that, particularly since working with the experts at Inceptia—leaders in financial education, default aversion and financial aid management services. Inceptia’s mission is to increase the financial aptitude of students, improve graduation rates and provide financial education and financial aid management services. Inceptia’s goal: 100 percent repayment of federal student loans. 

Ann McClure's picture

It's Well Past Time To Slash Higher Education Subsidies (Opinion)

Each year, the federal government spends billions of dollars on tuition tax credits to encourage more students to attend college. But these tax credits have little or no effect on college enrollment, have become a ripe target for abuse, and have made it easier for universities to increase prices. It’s time to end them.

Read more »

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

Small College Guide to Financial Health: Weathering Turbulent Times

In this timely book, financial consultant and experienced college administrator Mike Townsley examines the financial and strategic resources that private colleges and universities must have in place to withstand the storm.

Read more »

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

Financial Aid Shopping Sheet Unveiled

After a months-long collaboration with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Department of Education has released a new, standardized format for financial aid award letters. ED encourages-but does not require-colleges and universities to implement the format for the 2013-14 year.

Read more »

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture

Financial Aid Manager

We have an immediate need for a Financial Aid Manager for our Syracuse location.

Read more »

Pages