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Financial Aid


Is there a crisis looming in the student loan industry? Are we in the midst of one already? Depending on what you read, the answer is both "yes" and "no."


IN THE WAKE OF LAST YEAR'S investigations into loan provider and financial aid office relationships, some campuses hesitate to recommend any lender for fear that they'll be perceived as steering business to certain lenders.


FOR MANY FAMILIES GOING through the college search and selection process, there may be a big difference between the ability to pay college expenses versus the willingness to pay.


THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Education has been working overtime to implement a complicated new grant program that provides up to $4,000 a year for aspiring teachers.