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If you have ever read an article or a column on financial aid for college students, you have undoubtedly come across the name Mark Kantrowitz. He’s a guru of financial aid and an often quoted media expert, who recently moved from the websites FinAid and Fastweb to take a new job with Edvisors Network.
A colleague of mine at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Beckie Supiano, recently wrotContinue Reading »
With college tuition ever-increasing, it’s no wonder financial aid—and access to it – is growing in importance. Student loans get a lot of (deserved) attention, but grants are important too. The three graphs below show average grant aid broken down by type: federal, state and local, and institutional (funded by the college, e.g. tuition discounts) at public four year, public two year, and privaContinue Reading »
The Grio Reporting on One Parent’s Felony Conviction for Trying to Get Her Children Into a Better School: “Kelley Williams-Bolar, 40, was convicted of records tampering on Saturday of using her father’s address on school forms to get tuition-free enrollment for her two daughters. …Williams-Bolar and her father, who was accused of helping her deceive officials in the Continue Reading »