It’s no secret that many Christian-affiliated colleges enforce very strict behavioral expectations for their students, but Danielle Powell is realizing just how vindictive a college can be when those expectations are not met.
For those seeking action on the crisis in college affordability, last week’s stalemate in the Senate on student loan interest rates was disappointing. Absent a compromise, subsidized student loan interest rates will double on July 1.
Microsoft Gold Partner MazikGlobal unveils a comprehensive higher ed solution that accomplishes recruitment, administration, financial aid, course management and more, all integrated with the Microsoft Dynamics Platform.
There are a few dictums that have enjoyed pride of place in black American families alongside “Honor your parents” and “Do unto others” since at least Emancipation. One of them is this: The road to freedom passes through the schoolhouse doors.
Startup has built a crowdfunding platform to help parents pay for their kids’ college education. Parents create campaigns on Instagrad where friends and family can invest in a child’s established 529 savings plan.
College students recently testified before the Oregon legislature, and the pain of increasing tuition was clear on their faces. They were stressed from overworking, over-borrowing, and the constant worry that the next bill may be the tipping point.
Economic trends are beginning to undermine access to higher education—America’s golden ticket to the middle class. The cost of college has vastly outpaced the growth of the economy; in 2012, the total debt from student loans exceeded both credit card debt and auto loans.
Sallie Mae, formally named SLM Corp., said last week that the two separate companies – an education loan management business and a consumer banking business – would help unlock value and boost its long-term growth potential.
Tuition at four-year UW campuses has risen above the rate of inflation since 1987, even as state support has lagged inflation since 1980, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. That leaves many students with a difficult choice — work endless hours or graduate deep in debt.