Financial Aid

Learning to Thrive: The University as Developer

Reasons to consider real estate development now—and how to get started
 

A USA TODAY HEADLINE states, “Tuition Hikes Will Ease.” The article opens, “The price tag for college tuition is continuing to climb this year, but experts are predicting less sticker shock than in the past two years.”

HEOA and the Life of an Aid Officer

What the impact of this new legislation will be for financial aid offices
 

HEA Finally Gains Reauthorization

Concerns over reporting requirements one major reaction
 

AT LAST--AFTER SIX YEARS, three Congresses, and 14 extensions of the existing law, the House and Senate finally agreed to legislation reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, and in August President George W. Bush signed it.

Maximizing Financial Aid for Veterans

What administrators can do to help veterans take advantage of education benefits
 

BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN new veteran education benefits will be available next year. The challenge is getting veterans to take advantage of all the benefits available to them.

Thinking Outside the 'Grid'

Using aid to build institutional demand
 

Budget Crises Create Opportunity

Embracing a chance for change during difficult times
 

Aid Directors: Are You Ready For The Summer?

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."

Student Loan Borrower Beware

How to help students avoid borrowing pitfalls
 

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.

A New Day for NASFAA

An interview with NASFAA President Philip Day
 

Access to Student Loans Protected

Congress and the White House act in the wake of the credit crunch
 

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