Millions of college students paying their way though school could see up to $4,600 tacked on to their debt if nothing changes.
With families struggling with college costs and concern about the potential payoff of a degree, student enrollment has dropped and a growing number of colleges are adjusting their marketing strategies to attract students.
How do colleges confront the costs of college without affecting quality? In these difficult economic times, there are some good examples.
Higher educational institutions in the California system are looking for creative ways to reduce college costs. A project with Udacity, a for-profit provider of MOOC – or massive open online courses – may offer a solution.
Early decisions and rolling admissions to college are coming in for the high school class of 2013 – now all you gotta do is figure out how to pay for it.
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While the economy continues to sag, tuition costs continue to skyrocket, so an increasing number of students and parents are implementing cost-cutting strategies in order to keep up.
The debt burden is causing many young college graduates, and even students, to return to the nest.
“More and more students are taking on more and more debt, leaving themselves very vulnerable, especially today when we know unemployment is still a problem for young people,” says one expert.
The college cost crunch is cutting across all economic lines.
With the state’s revenue picture improving, the Senate is expected to approve a budget plan that would restore the governor’s proposed cuts for state-owned universities and three state-related schools, Temple, Pitt and Penn State in exchange for a pledge from the heads of those schools to keep tuition hikes at or below the rate of inflation.
Chris reviews last night’s Golden Globe Awards and Chris Christie’s interview on Oprah’s new show. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about Jon Huntsman dropping out of the Presidential race and the South Carolina Primary. Also, he talks to Dick Yuengling of the Yuengling Brewing Company about becoming the largest domestic brewery in America.
Chris talks to Steve Cordasco to explain what firms like Bain Capital acutally do, Will Bunch from the Daily News who was at last night’s meeting between Penn State’s President Rodney Erickson and local alumni, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about this weekend’s NFL Playoff matchups, and Movie Critic Leonard Maltin to preview the Golden Globe Awards
Vice President Joe Biden is coming to the Philadelphia area tomorrow morning to speak to high school students in Bucks County about the cost of college and what the Obama Administration is doing to make it more affordable.
The education department of the Central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia has hundreds of ‘quirky’ one-of-a-kind listings for financial aid for college.