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Financial Aid For College

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.

01/23/2013

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Save 4 College

Save 4 College lets you access the current cost of more than 2,200 universities and develop a realistic savings plan that will help you afford them.

01/17/2013

(A student's belongings are piled up for move-in day at Temple University.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Part 1: Back-to-School Scrimping

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.

09/06/2012

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Part 2: Living at Home, Commuting to School

The debt burden is causing many young college graduates, and even students, to return to the nest.

09/06/2012

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Part 3: Picking A Budget School

“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.

09/06/2012

(Laura and Tom LaFronz, seen here on the University of Pennsylvania campus, expect it will cost $700,000 to put their three kids through college.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Part 4: In All Quarters, Facing The Harsh Truth

The college cost crunch is cutting across all economic lines.

09/06/2012

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Pennsylvania Senate To Vote On New Budget

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.

05/09/2012

Stigall Show Log 1.16.12

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/16/2012

Stigall Show Log 1.13.12

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

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/13/2012

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Joe Biden Visiting Bucks County Friday To Talk About Cost Of College

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.

01/12/2012

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Money For College

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.

12/14/2011

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Who Are The Undergraduates?

In this economy, it’s not a surprise that the majority of college students attend community and four-year public colleges. But surprisingly, of those under 30, more than 35% attend part time.

11/21/2011

US Students Discover UK Colleges

According to The Washington Post, the number of US undergraduates at British schools rose 30% in five years to more than 3500 students, and in 2010, applications increased by 17%.

01/12/2011

Paying For College

Philadelphia (CBS) – The United States ranks 14thin the world of those who have college degrees. Ask young people why they don’t plan on college and they’ll say they can’t afford it. For many it […]

11/09/2010

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