Category Archives: Financial Aid / Tuition

The Secret to Getting Accepted Into All of the Ivy League Schools…

Know the secret?  Ifeoma White-Thorpe does!  She pulled off an impressive sweep….accepted into all eight Ivies and Stanford as well.  Here is a profile from GMA/ABC on this New Jersey student who has a tough decision to make: Ifeoma White-Thorpe, … Continue reading

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Free Community College for Everyone?

President Obama set a goal to make community college free and available to everyone, and colleges are responding.  USC held a conference dominated by this very topic, and this article by USC goes more in-depth on this topic and the … Continue reading

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An Eye-Opening Look at Financial Aid

Admissions decisions at highly ranked schools are mystifying enough, but what may be more mystifying is allocation of merit scholarships and financial aid.   This Forbes article by  Maggie McGrath and Matt Schifrin provides an eye-opening look into the financial … Continue reading

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President Obama Proposes New College Ranking System

Lookout US News & World Report, you have some competition.  President Obama announced a new universal ranking system for college and universities. The Guardian reported the details in their article today: Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images Barack Obama took aim at … Continue reading

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Who Pays for College?

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College Degree Still Key to Jobs & Higher Pay

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Student Numbers, Demographics & Preparedness Changing — Some in Surprising Ways

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Student Debt & Defaults Nearly Double from 1993 to 2011

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Public Schools Feeling State Funding Cutbacks

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Tuition Costs Skyrocket: 1980-2012

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