Paying for College

More alarmingly, tuition has increased one thousand percent since 1978. According to some experts, no expenditure in the United States has escalated in cost the way university tuition has done. more …

So you’ve decided to go to college. And, naturally, you applied for federal aid, also known as Title IV funds. Many students go to college, complete their courses uneventfully, and hit no bumps in the road on the way to graduation. Others are not so lucky. more …

Pell Grants allow even the poorest students to attend college. Underwritten by the United States Federal Government, the Pell Grant pays all tuition costs and even some living expenses for many college students. more …

Online classes meet the needs of many college students. You can wrap them around a full-time work schedule, you can work at your own pace, and you can attend a school on the other side of the state or the other side of the country. more …

If you’ve been comparison shopping for a four-year college, you might well have sticker shock. It can appear that you will need $100,000 or more just to get a degree at a decent school. more …

The law of supply and demand has been forcing up the fees for going to all colleges and universities. For those with the best reputation and so the greatest demand for places, the annual fees are now over $60,000. more …

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available for the next academic year on January 1 each year. Completing this form gives you a basic idea whether you are entitled to federal or state aid. more …

As the school year progresses and more people begin asking what they will do next year, the news stories start to appear warning people the tuition costs are rising faster than inflation. more …

Although some families are wealthy and would, if asked, be able to pay all the fees and expenses for their children to go to college or university, most families look into the availability of grants and scholarships for their college-bound offspring. more …

There’s considerable mythology about the status of online learning programs. Most of the misunderstanding stems from early prejudice against distance learning in general. more …

When you set up and run your own home, you quickly fall into a rhythm and understand how much this lifestyle costs. Some people are disciplined and actually run a set of accounts, keeping exact records of how much everything costs. more …

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