Financial Aid

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Higher One Distributes $50,000 in Scholarships to Students Across the U.S.

Higher One CARES Announces 20 Winners of “One Scholarship” Competition for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

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Campus Management and EC Group Partner to Advance Financial Aid Management in Higher Education

Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced today a new strategic alliance with EC Group, LLC (EC Group) a preeminent professional services company specializing in financial aid management, regulatory compliance and institutional effectiveness.

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Oklahoma University Officials Receptive To Model Financial Aid Letter

Oklahoma university officials say they're receptive to a proposal designed to make the financial aid process more transparent and easier to understand.

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Feds Urge Colleges To Adopt New Student Aid Form

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they'll owe.

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Predictive Modeling: A Tool, Not the Answer

Benefits and cautions of using historical data to predict the future

If you still watch TV with commercials, you may have seen an ad recently talking about using data to improve your business—the bakery that mined its sales data to discover that people buy more cake on rainy days, for example. Everybody’s talking about “big data” and “data science,” basically applying sophisticated analytic techniques to large datasets. And one of the things they’re doing is predictive modeling—using historical data to make predictions about the future.

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Director of Student Financial Assistance

The University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a Director of Student Financial Assistance

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Eliminating Federal Aid For People Without GEDs Creates Uphill Battle For Some Prospective Students

At Grand Rapids Community College, they’re the minority – students who are attending college but don’t have a high school diploma or GED.

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Study: U of Colorado Only Major University To Report Lobbying For Low Student Loan Rates

The University of Colorado -- where nearly one in three undergraduates on the Boulder campus have federal Stafford loans -- was among few organizations that publicly reported lobbying in favor of a measure to keep interest rates from doubling to 6.8 percent.

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UCLA Faculty To Vote On Ending State Funding Of MBA Program

The Anderson School of Management's flagship program would rely on tuition and donations instead under the controversial plan.

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