Academic Advisor: I owe $45,000, half to Sallie Mae and half to the Department of Education. I make $32,000 a year.
"I get four years at McGill for a year at a U.S. college." More American students are applying to and attending colleges located in Canada as a way to rein in tuition costs.
The link to email the CFPB or submit your ideas can be found here.
A task force in Florida put together by Gov. Rick Scott has suggested that colleges in the state should require students to pay different tuition depending on what degree they pursue.
Leobardo Espinoza Jr. is a student at Topeka High School in Kansas, and I've been following his posts on The Choice Blog as he decides where he'll go to college—especially when he posted that he received a full academic scholarship to one of his fallback schools back in January (The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas).
The Times debates: Choose the college with a more affordable sticker price, or pay top dollar for the one with a prestigious name?
I think it's underreported how incredibly nice the customer service agents at Sallie Mae can be about you not paying back your loan.
>The Times's Choice blog is answering a few questions this morning about choosing between colleges after students have been accepted into a handful of them, and it's bringing back those memories from back when (dream schools, safety schools, financial aid packages!).
Over at Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik reports on a study showing that college students who have their parents generously pay for their educations get lower grades than those who pay for their own educations.