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- Chapter 48: Total and Net Access Price for Graduate and First-Professional Students. // Condition of Education 2007;2007, p92
Chapter 48 of the book "The Condition of Education 2007" is presented. It highlights the difference among master's, doctoral, and first-professional students in the U.S. in their enrollment patterns as well as the types and amounts of financial aid they receive to help pay for their education....
- Funding trends squeezing U.S. universities. Katterjohn, Chris // Indianapolis Business Journal;5/27/96, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p6A
Makes various observations about college education. Costs; Higher education as a competitive business for educators and administrators; Shift in student aid funding.
- Financial Aid Resources: State Programs. // Connection (0895-6405);Winter2002, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p23
Provides information on financial aid resources for higher education in the United States. Eligibility for the Capitol Scholarship Program of the Connecticut Department of Education; Award amount of the Maine Health Professions Loan Program; How to apply for the Gilbert Grant in Massachusetts.
- Reach Higher Challenges. // ED Review;11/7/2014, p1
The article focuses on the commencement challenges announced by U.S. first lady Michelle Obama as part of her Reach Higher education initiative including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Challenge and the Near-Peer Mentoring College Challenge for senior students.
- Why GRADUATION RATES Matter--and Why They Don't. Cook, Bryan; Hartle, Terry W. // Presidency;Spring/Summer2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p32
The article focuses on the significance of calculating graduation rates in universities and colleges in the U.S. The Commission on the Future of Higher Education calls for significant changes in higher education practices to address the continuing gap between college attendance and graduation...
- A Punishing Educational Curriculum. BRASCH, WALTER // Moderate Voice;8/12/2011, p1
The article offers the author's insights on the declining U.S. college education as of 2011. He says that colleges in the nation have moved on from the recession by transforming into business models, in which students play as inventory units and success is founded on increasing profit. He...
- Student Loan Borrower Beware. Chitty, Haley // University Business;Jul2008, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p29
The article focuses on issues relating to student loans in the U.S. It is said that in the last year's investigations into loan provider and financial aid office (FAO) relationships, some campuses do not recommend any lender because they fear that they will be perceived as steering business to...
- TRENDS. Johnson, Hans P. // Academe;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p11
Presents an update about trends in higher education in the United States as of July 2000. Progress for women in higher education since 1970; Increase in state appropriations for student financial aid; Efforts of an Iowa private scholarship program to assist students spreading a message of...
- FINANCIAL AID TIME LINE. // Careers & Colleges;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p4
Presents a calendar which will serve as a monthly guide for students who want to apply for aid from the U.S. government.