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Why We Should Cut The Federal Financial Aid Form From 130 Questions To 2

Why We Should Cut The Federal Financial Aid Form From 130 Questions To 2

07.10.2014
Last month, Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) announced a draft bill to simplify the process for students seeking...
The Government Will Soon Make Even More Money Off Student Loans

The Government Will Soon Make Even More Money Off Student Loans

KIMBERLY HEFLING  06.30.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Interest rates go up Tuesday for students taking out new federal loans. This hike is relatively minimal but could foreshadow...
Mark Cuban Explains Who's Going To Burned By The Student Loan Crisis

Mark Cuban Explains Who's Going To Burned By The Student Loan Crisis

Nina Friend  06.27.2014
Mark Cuban thinks the student loan bubble is going to burst. Between the $1 trillion of student debt owed today and the growing cost...
Senate Democrats Propose Huge Change For Private Student Loans

Senate Democrats Propose Huge Change For Private Student Loans

Tyler Kingkade  06.25.2014
Legislation unveiled by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) Wednesday as part of a larger higher education package would allow private student loans...
6 Things You'll Learn About Colleges Watching The 'Ivory Tower' Documentary

6 Things You'll Learn About Colleges Watching The 'Ivory Tower' Documentary

Tyler Kingkade  06.25.2014
The new documentary "Ivory Tower," by filmmaker Andrew Rossi, explores the growing student debt crisis, and how colleges got to a point...
One Chart That Makes It Clear College Is Becoming Unaffordable

One Chart That Makes It Clear College Is Becoming Unaffordable

Tyler Kingkade  06.18.2014
What makes college tuition more expensive? Americans' flatlining incomes. A new chart made by our friends at FindTheBest shows not only...
Duke Porn Star Has An Income Now, So Her Tuition Bill Is Increasing

Duke Porn Star Has An Income Now, So Her Tuition Bill Is Increasing

Tyler Kingkade  06.17.2014
Miriam Weeks, the porn star known as Belle Knox, will see her tuition bill at Duke University jump $15,000 next year. Weeks, 19, began...
Here's How Much It'd Cost To Launch A Radical New Tuition Model

Here's How Much It'd Cost To Launch A Radical New Tuition Model

Tyler Kingkade  06.16.2014
The first government examination of a radical new tuition model called "Pay It Forward" was presented to lawmakers in Oregon last week,...
How Your Student Debt Can Make You Sick And Depressed

How Your Student Debt Can Make You Sick And Depressed

06.16.2014
The “Congratulations!” cards have stopped coming in the mail and the college discount and drink specials no longer apply. With graduation...
Obama To Endorse Elizabeth Warren's Student Loan Proposal

Obama To Endorse Elizabeth Warren's Student Loan Proposal

Shahien Nasiripour  06. 6.2014
President Barack Obama on Monday will throw his support behind a new proposal to dramatically revamp the federal student loan program,...
These Are The Extreme Steps People Take To Pay Off Student Debt Quickly

These Are The Extreme Steps People Take To Pay Off Student Debt Quickly

06. 6.2014
Congratulations, class of 2014: You finally graduated and today are the proud owners of a college degree and around $30,000 in student...
Want To Live In NYC? Here's What Will Make You Think Twice

Want To Live In NYC? Here's What Will Make You Think Twice

06. 6.2014
For young people, moving to New York City hasn’t made much mathematical sense for decades. The jobs don’t pay enough, the internships...
Why Isn't It 'Worth It' To Make College Cheap Again?

Why Isn't It 'Worth It' To Make College Cheap Again?

06. 5.2014
Now, since it’s college graduation time, it’s also the season for the annual “is college worth it” discussion. No one is actually...
As College Presidents Get Rich, Students Go Deeper In Debt

As College Presidents Get Rich, Students Go Deeper In Debt

Tyler Kingkade  05.19.2014
It pays to be a public college president, and it seems only to be getting better for them. The number of chief executives at state colleges...