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Financial Aid

Colleges Cut Prices by Providing More Financial Aid

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The Wall Street Journal posts an article today addressing the tuition rates for many private colleges across the country and the move to adjust the financial aid packages in such a way as to help make their college more affordable.  “‘It’s a buyer’s market’ for all but the most select private colleges and flagship public universities, said Jim Scannell, president of Scannell & Kurz, a consulting firm in Pittsford, N.Y., that works with colleges on pricing and financial-aid strategies.” [read more]

College Reality Check

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Fabulous site sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education and the Gates Foundation designed to help parents and students put the language of college information on an even playing field.  The categories are net price vs sticker price, graduation rates, and graduation debt in an extremely user friendly manner.  [read more]