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2014-04-08 23:24:04

For High School Juniors and Their Parents, http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com is a Smarter Way to ‘Kick the Tires’ and Compare Colleges Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 For high school seniors, the May 1 Decision Day for placing a deposit to reserve a spot in the class of 2018 at a college is fast approaching. For parents, the cost of a four-year college education, which may equal or exceed the cost of their home mortgage, begins with that confirmation deposit. Fortunately, two live...

2014-02-14 08:28:17

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandman University has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning. "Our ability to provide innovative and flexible...

2014-01-29 23:31:51

Bilingual staff members will be on hand to help families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at Alvernia University on Saturday, Feb. 8. Reading, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Bilingual staff members will be on hand to help families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at Alvernia University on Saturday, Feb. 8. The annual "FAFSA & Fun" event is open to the public, and will be held in the lobby of Bernardine Hall...

2014-01-28 23:26:30

San Bernardino Community College District offering students prepaid debit accounts for more efficient and accurate funds disbursement. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) has selected Blackboard to automate the delivery of financial aid, student payroll, and other forms of student credit balances. By using BlackboardPay™, SBCCD expects to save hundreds of thousands of dollars per year through increased administrative speed and...

2014-01-13 23:00:06

Following the publication of Area Development’s December 31st article, titled “New Hampshire Bestows Job Training Grants to Nine Firms throughout the State,” HVAC Education urged potential HVAC students to seek out possible sources of financial aid. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Acknowledging the possible financial difficulty of attending trade school, Arizona HVAC Education (or Arizona.HVACED.com) urged all future and potential HVAC students to seek out sources of financial aid. This...

2014-01-07 23:19:47

Learn How to Compare College Financial Aid Offers and Strategies to Graduate from College Debt-Free at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com Paying for College Complimentary Live Online Event Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 CollegeWeekLive, the leading website for live online college admissions events, today announced that on Thursday January 9th at 5:00 p.m. eastern a specialist with the U.S. Department of Education will be explaining how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student...

2013-11-13 12:22:43

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Postsecondary tax credits cost the federal and provincial governments billions of dollars each year, but are not distributed equitably and may have no proven effect in boosting enrolment, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "What You Don't Know Can't Help You: Lessons of Behavioural Economics for Tax-Based Student Aid," author Christine Neill finds flaws in the design of postsecondary tax credits and recommends they be...

2013-11-13 08:27:38

Policy Brief Features Stories of Struggling Borrowers And Spells Out Urgently Needed Reforms WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy division of Consumer Reports, called on Congress today to adopt a number of reforms urgently needed to restore fairness to the student loan system. The consumer group spelled out its reform agenda in a policy brief highlighting recent research on the mounting student loan debt crisis and stories from consumers...

2013-11-05 08:41:19

"Smart Shoppers: The End of the 'College for All' Debate" Unveiled at Panel Discussion in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- College Summit, a national nonprofit organization seeking to increase college enrollment rates from low-income communities, today released a position paper entitled "Smart Shoppers: The End of the 'College for All' Debate," detailing the need for educators, colleges, nonprofits, and the business community to better equip high school...

2013-11-04 12:31:49

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) is sponsoring College Nights at 27 locations throughout Virginia, now through November 15. The free events, which have been held each year since 2007, help students and families learn about planning and paying for college. A drawing for four $500 scholarships will be held at each location. More information is available at www.collegenights.org. College Nights are part of a trio of events...