The College Dilemma: Who Pays?
- Some Colleges, Universities Trying To Discourage Student Borrowing. // Community College Week;11/12/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p11
The article discusses efforts of U.S. universities to bring down student loan default rates by launching loan literacy programs or offer some form of financial assistance to prevent students from being deep in debt.
- WHY IS JOHNNY HAVING SO MUCH FUN? // Wilson Quarterly;Spring2013, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p80
The article examines the relationship between student grades and parental contributions toward college tuition. It references the article "More Is More or More Is Less? Parental Financial Investments During College" by Laura T. Hamilton, which appeared in the January 3, 2013 issue of "American...
- COLLEGE FACTS. // Teen Ink;Nov2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p13
The article offers information on college-related topics in the U.S. including the college admissions schedule, student financial aid during the 2007-08 period, and attitudes and characteristics of freshmen at four-year colleges.
- Put First Things First during Parent Orientation. // Student Affairs Leader;8/15/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p4
The article features the adjustments made to parent orientation programs at the University of Minnesota (UM) Twin Cities. The university's orientation was redesigned to take care of parents' primary concerns first, following a sequence similar to Maslow's hierarchy of needs. At the base of the...
- STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR $60 MILLION IN LOANS. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Nov1959, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p231
The article focuses on the number of students expected to apply for loans during the 1959 to 1960 school year in the U.S. Universities and colleges across the nation expect nearly 121,000 students to apply for a total of about U.S.$60.5 million in loans. These students, who represent about 5.5...
- Looking for the Best Deal. Moseman, Judy // Campus Life;Dec2003 Special Issue, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p16
Presents a question and answer advisory related to college application in the U.S. Consideration of the financial aid of colleges; Evaluation of the financial aid application of colleges; Explanation on taking out loans for college.
- Sallie Mae Launches MasterCard-Accessible No-Fee Student Checking Account. Bell, Stephanie // CardLine;3/25/2011, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p29
The article reports on a new no-fee student checking account program, launched by Sallie Mae Inc. through its bank subsidiary. The program will reportedly allow universities to disburse financial aid and tuition refunds directly to account holders. As part of the program, students also may...
- Credit crunch casts schools in lending role. Hawthorne, Fran // Crain's New York Business;4/28/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 17, p20
The article reports that the number of families unable to come up with enough finance for higher education is growing, prompting U.S. schools to expand scholarship pools, give students more time to make tuition payments and even make loans themselves. Community colleges and technical schools,...
- Podcast: The Winners (and Losers) of College Financial Aid. Cho, Minhee // Pro Publica;3/1/2014, p33
The article focuses on the implications of the strategic criteria of universities in using their financial aid in the U.S. It notes the reluctance of universities to reveal their criteria for distributing financial aid and offer vague disclosures about their policies. It also mentions how...