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Financial Aid

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Student Loan Rates Set To Rise This Fall

Temple University’s Associate Director Student Financial Services Kimberly Benns says this means students have to borrow smarter.

05/09/2014

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Clarifi Holds FREE College Financial Planning Workshops

By Jim Donovan: The process of planning for college and figuring out a way to pay for it can keep a lot of parents and students up at night. That’s why local college planning service […]

04/18/2014

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New Non-Profit Assists Those In Need Of Financial Aid

Single Stop USA is a new national nonprofit with the intent of helping students receive access to federal, state and local benefits and assistance in applying.

01/27/2014

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Report: 7 in 10 College Students Get Financial Aid

New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.

09/18/2013

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Tuition Aid From A Zombie Elf

While most college scholarship winners credit a teacher or mentor for academic success, Douglas Johnson thanks Glissa, the Traitor, a zombie elf, for his scholarship.

09/17/2013

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Blog: College Debt Workshops

By Jim Donovan:  As Congress debates on student loan interest rates and student loan totals continue to rise, more families are looking for ways for students to graduate with less college debt.  If you are […]

06/05/2013

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Do College Debt Burdens Deter Men From Graduating?

“Gender, Debt and Dropping Out,’’ an article in Gender & Society explores the effect of student loan debt on the probability of graduation for women and men and how dropping out of college affects short and long term earning potential.

04/03/2013

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Move-in Day At Local Universities Means The Start Of Financial Worries For Many Students

Wednesday was move-in day at Temple University, and the dorms were buzzing with new freshman and their parents.

08/22/2012

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Help Available For College Students Filling Out Financial Aid Paperwork

College Students needing help filling out the FAFSA form for financial aid can get it for free this month in Camden.

02/19/2012

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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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University Of Delaware Students To See 7 Percent Tuition Hike

Students at the University of Delaware can expect to see a 7 percent increase in tuition this fall.

07/06/2011

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Paying For College

If you’re planning to go to college next fall, now is the time to apply for financial aid. The best place to start is at PhillyGoes2College.com.

01/25/2011

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