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Financial Aid Administrators to Examine Best Practices in Student Aid Award Notifications & Consumer Information

New Task Force and Resource Center Will Help Students & Families Obtain the Information They Need to Make Good College Financing Decisions

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Reeher Platform Rolls Out In-Depth Year-End Performance Report to Aid Higher Education Fundraising

For leaders in higher education advancement, a standardized performance analysis is difficult to come by. Historically, colleges and universities have used different criteria to measure fundraising successes and shortcomings, making it difficult to achieve a clear picture of trends in giving and areas for improvement – especially when measuring an institution’s success relative to other institutions’ results. 

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Forgiven Debt Plan: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Student loan program revisions

Student loan debt has been steadily rising for a number of years and has recently passed the $1 trillion mark, making it more than credit card debt. The issue has had attention all along, but there is more of a focus on it as recent graduates are having a hard time finding jobs that would enable them to repay those loans.

Improving Financial Aid Award Letters

What’s probably wrong, and how to make it right

Are the financial aid award letters your institution sends to returning and prospective students clear, correct, complete, and comparable to other institutions’ award letters? The federal government thinks that too many are misleading and difficult to compare.

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$1 Million For Mayville State

Largest gift in school history will pay for scholarships

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Dropouts Increase As Aid Falls

More than 500 students left campus, or did not return this fall, because they couldn't pay their tuition bill, UNCP officials say. The students who dropped out were academically eligible, but the money wasn't there.

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Governor OKs College Aid For Undocumented Immigrants In California

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday allowing undocumented immigrant college students access to public financial aid, marking California's relatively liberal ground in a bitter row over immigration nationwide.

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CU-Boulder Students Increasingly Petition For In-State Tuition

Amid the trend, 'Tuition Angels' business emerges, charges fee to help students gain residency

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For-Profit Colleges Grab Big Share Of GI Bill Money

It might be widely assumed that the federal dollars flowing out of Washington to educate Virginia veterans under the Post-9/11 GI Bill are mostly going to traditional public or private nonprofit colleges and universities.

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Mich. State U Gets $170,000 In Grants From GM Foundation

Michigan State University will bolster student financial aid, study abroad and other student-oriented programs thanks to a helping hand from the General Motors Foundation.

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