College & Career Issues

How much of a boost should institutions give low-income students?

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This article offers strategies that institutions can implement to help low-income students understand financial aid and the various costs to consider while attending college.

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EducationDive

Author:

Patti Zarling

Published:

11/27/2017

The FAFSA and Gaps in College Financial Aid

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This article highlights that there are multiple ways to fund a college education. Most options require students to complete the FAFSA forms which are more difficult to complete that most forms, including taxes.

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Journalist’s Resource

Author:

Denise-Marie Ordway

Published:

6/23/2017

UM Launches New Financial Aid Effort at Columbia Campus

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This article details two new grants that will be available for Missouri residents at the University of Missouri in Columbia. The grants will provide gap funding between financial aid and the cost of attendance.

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News Tribune

Author:

Bob Watson

Published:

8/27/2017

Bridge the Financial Aid Gap

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This article offers suggestions on ways college students can fund the financial aid gap.

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Fast Web

Published:

5/3/2017

So You Got Financial Aid for College. But How Do You Pay for the Rest of It?

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This article highlights the extreme measures families are taking to finance college tuition. The burden increases with each year as the price of tuition increases yearly. Few schools have found ways to be transparent about tuition prices and most schools have higher fees than financial aid packages cover.

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New York Times

Author:

Jeffrey Selingo

Published:

2/20/2020

So You Want to Offer an Income-Share Agreement? Here’s How 5 Colleges Are Doing It.

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This article highlights one option select universities are piloting to help provide gap funding for students.

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EdSurge

Author:

Sydney Johnson

Published:

2/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s $1.25 trillion education plan aims to end the cycle of student debt – here’s how

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This article provides an alternative to the financial burden of paying for college.

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CNBC Make It

Author:

Abigail Hess

Published:

4/23/2019

Beyond Financial Aid: A Guidebook for Strengthening Stability of Low-Income College Students to Improve Outcomes

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During this hour-long session, higher education professionals and higher education partner organizations discuss ways to increase access and success for low-income and first generation college students.

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Higher Ed Live

Published:

9/9/2015

Closing California’s Degree Gaps Requires Keeping College Affordable

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This article provides graphs and charts that highlight the rising price of college tuition and the amount of money still needed in gap funding after aid and grants are distributed at three colleges in California.

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College Opportunity

Author:

Jake Brymner