For the first time, a majority of students got federal help to attend college, according to a new U.S. survey. Here, people walk on the Columbia University campus in July.
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August 20, 2013 The majority of students at every income level except those whose families make more than $100,000 received some type of federal aid, says the National Center for Education Statistics.
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July 16, 2012 After 110 years of free education, a college considers charging some students. Does it risk a backlash like one the Red Cross experienced during World War II?
May 29, 2012 Making the cost of tuition depend on which major you choose is a terrible idea, especially if those higher costs hit students longing for a life in science and technology.
December 14, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Political Junkie, and financial fraud scams against baby boomers. In the second hour, the high cost of higher education, and the giving through microphilanthropy.
College students aid a colleague as he performs a keg stand in this file photo. Princeton Review released its new list of top party schools in America Monday.
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August 1, 2011 For the second year in a row, two universities in towns named Athens are at the top of the Party Schools ratings put out by the Princeton Review. But this year, Ohio University topped the University of Georgia for the No. 1 spot.
August 31, 2009 Have you decided to "skip" college because it's too expensive? Are you afraid of getting into debt with student loans in a tough economy? If so, drop us a line and tell us your story.
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