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...
- College Price Increases Moderate, But Reliance on Borrowing Still Rising. // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;11/17/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 20, p17
The article reports on the reliance of students who need financial aid on loans to pay for higher education despite the moderate price increases at U.S. colleges and universities in 2005 according to a data released by the College Board in October 2005. The average cost of tuition and fees at a...
- 3 DANGEROUS STUDENT AID: MYTHS. Draeger, Justin // University Business;Jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p78
The article discusses three myths regarding student financial aid used by policymakers to push misguided policies in the U.S. The author mentions that lawmakers often cite that increases in student aid can drive up college costs, as they justify proposals to reduce federal student aid spending....