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Financial Aid Doesn't Always Mean Free

Alexandra Rice | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Alexandra Rice

The term encapsulates two types of aid: One that is free (grants and scholarships) and one that has to be paid back (loans).

Why We Should Put Children and Families First During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 02.10.2013 | Education
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Instead of sequestration, we must demand that policy makers develop a well-balanced plan, making critical decisions on revenue and spending that put children first!

One Story Among Millions: How the Perkins Loan Program Helped Me

Joe Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joe Hill

When I was accepted to Georgetown University, I was thrilled. But when my parents looked over the initial financial aid package, they didn't see how we could do it.