June 2, 2009 Last year, Marlo Johnson and Emmanuel Garcia graduated from high school with big dreams and no money. Emmanuel scraped together enough funds to pay for college. Marlo wasn't so lucky, but a year of earning minimum wage has reinforced why that college degree is so important.
July 4, 2008 Despite efforts by the Bush administration and Congress to quell turmoil in the student loan market, some students are struggling to find money for college. We examine the case of two recent high school graduates who have been promised financial aid but don't know how much they can count on.