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COVID-19 and College Opening Plans

July 31st, 2020|

Are you spending a lot of time researching how your favorite colleges will be handling classes this fall? Will they be in classroom, online or hybrid? The Chronicle of Higher Education has assembled a great list of over 3,000 colleges and their plans for the upcoming school year, and it is updated daily! You may [...]

New FAFSA Filing Date

August 17th, 2016|

Earlier Filing Date For more than 20 years, the FAFSA could not be filed until January 1 in the year the student will be starting the fall college session. New for the 2017-2018 school year, the FAFSA can be filed beginning October 1, three months sooner than normal. Deadlines Historically, most colleges required you to [...]

Students Leave Over $2.9 Billion in Free College Money on the Table

September 4th, 2015|

Students Leave Over $2.9 Billion in Free College Money on the Table by Gianna Sen-Gupta | posted in FAFSA, Financial Aid Published on 12 Jan 2015 | Updated on 13 Jan 2015 U.S. high school graduates left over $2.9 billion in free federal grant money on the table last academic year, according to a new analysis [...]

Microsoft streamlines free Office for students deal

September 4th, 2015|

Microsoft streamlines free Office for students deal New self-serve process skips IT, makes it easier to get free Office 365 By Gregg Keizer Computerworld | Sep 23, 2014 9:32 AM PT Microsoft yesterday made it easier for school and university students to obtain a free subscription to Office 365 by sidestepping institutional IT and going [...]

The Student-Loan Siphon New evidence that the college debt bomb is hurting the economy.

September 4th, 2015|

The Student-Loan Siphon New evidence that the college debt bomb is hurting the economy. Posted By Ruth King on August 30th, 2015 For years we’ve warned readers about the burgeoning calamity known as student loans, and the latest news is that the debt bomb is hurting the economy as well as the federal fisc. New [...]

These 10 trends are shaping the future of education

September 4th, 2015|

These 10 trends are shaping the future of education Innovation in the space likely won't create an all-new landscape, but it will be markedly different By Roger Riddell | August 27, 2015 It's an exciting time to be in education. The longstanding operating models for both higher ed and K-12 are both in a state [...]

$250,000 Student Loan Problem?

September 4th, 2015|

$250,000 would be a tremendous burden for anyone to shoulder, and you would be hard pressed to find a single person who wouldn’t have genuine concern for any student graduating college with that amount of debt. At least once a week you see a story in the national headlines about the tremendous expense of college [...]