Students who successfully apply to and enroll in college have access to information on the necessary steps to achieve this goal as well as the financial aid options to help pay for it. Profiles highlight efforts to streamline financial aid applications, increase awareness of access and financial opportunities such as scholarships and grants, and institutional efforts to contain costs.
July 3rd, 2012
This past April, thousands of college-bound high school seniors and their families were forced to make a series of bewildering decisions: Which is the best college or university for me? Which school(s) can we afford? What should I major in? On what other criteria do I base my choice? Students are increasingly making critical life choices based primarily on money -- choices that ultimately may turn out to be the wrong ones in the long run. ...More
September 21st, 2011
Increasing American competitiveness will require saving the Pell Grant program. A series of recession-driven forces have converged on lower-and middle-class American families, reducing families’ ability to pay for college at just the time we need more Americans earning college degrees. ...More
July 25th, 2011
If our economy is going to thrive over the long term, we need to tend to the harvest. Protecting Pell Grant funding is one of the surest steps Congress and the White House can take to increase our yield. ...More