Alcohol and dorm room damages are part of a “hidden college costs” list. Student loan interest? Not so much. [Student Loan Network]
Pell grants on the chopping block in Congress. Your $5,500 grant just became a loan! [Kansas City Star]
What colleges offer the best return on investment? Hint: […]
. . . [S]tudent loan debt across the country is expected to reach a shocking $1 BILLION this year.
Americans for Prosperity Texas Blog. Try $1 trillion. Should be about 1,000 times more shocking.
Grad students: Say “bye, bye” to subsidized Stafford loans! While Congress was busy in early August figuring out if they’d pay back the money they already spent, they managed to stick a provision in the debt ceiling bill that kills the subsidies on Stafford loans for all graduate students. The Chronicle of Higher […]
The efforts to make college affordable to all and accessible to most have resulted in our enticing tens of millions of young people into assuming a destructive level of debt.
Peter Wood, “Investing in Debt,” Chronicle of Higher Education (Aug. 5, 2011).
Is it worth it to attend an expensive college or university? Even professors are coming to the conclusion that higher education sometimes isn’t worth its costs. Claudia Dreifus, a professor at Columbia University, and Andrew Hacker, a professor at Queens College in New York, recently published Higher Education? How Colleges […]
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