Wednesday, 22 February 2012

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Community Colleges Work to Keep Low-Income Students in School

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"Community colleges in five states have partnered with Single Stop USA, a nonprofit that helps low-income students and their families apply for public aid, as well as legal and financial counseling...

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02-21: Calculating the 2011-12 and 2012-13 Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Award

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

This Electronic Announcement provides information on calculating the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant award for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 award years. The Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant is...

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New Jersey: Public Colleges Welcome First State Aid Increase in Years in Gov. Chris Christie's Budget Proposal

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"For the state's public colleges, the first state aid increase in years could mean a smaller or possibly even zero tuition increase for the 2012-13 academic year, though college presidents were...

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Comment Request: Federal Direct Loan Program/FFEL Program Deferment Request Forms

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

These forms serve as the means by which borrowers in the Federal Direct Loan and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Programs may requires deferment of repayment on their loans if they meet certain...

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Maximizing Next Year's Financial Aid for College

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"Since most folks need financial aid for college costs each year, it can also pay to think about financial planning now: Doing so can increase financial aid when you complete and file the FAFSA, or...

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Comment Request: Federal Direct Loan and FFEL Program Mandatory Forbearance Requests.

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

These forms serve as the means by which a borrower may request forbearance of repayment on his or her Federal Direct Loan or Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans based on participation...

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Opinion: To Fix Student Lending, Rethink the Concept

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"This past fall, Occupy Wall Street protesters around the country called for far-reaching changes in our society, including forgiveness of student-loan debt," Center for College Affordability and...

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Comment Request: Income Contingent Repayment Plan and Income-Based Repayment Plan Alternative Documentation of Income

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

The Income-Contingent Repayment (ICR) Plan and Income-Based Repayment (IBR) Plan Alternative Documentation of Income form serves as the means by which a borrower who is repaying Direct Loan Program...

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Justices Take Up Race as a Factor in College Entry

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"In a 2003 decision that the majority said it expected would last for 25 years, the Supreme Court allowed public colleges and universities to take account of race in admission decisions," the New...

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The 'Bennett Hypothesis,' on Why College Prices Rise, Is Alive and Well

Posted: 21 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"William J. Bennett was probably too simplistic when he famously proclaimed 25 years ago that increased student aid makes it easier for colleges to raise their tuition, says a new policy paper from...

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