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The Complete Guide to Paying for College: Save Money, Cut Costs, and Get More for Your Education Dollar Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Career Press (2017) Having a seventeen-year-old and a thirteen-year-old fast approaching graduating from high-school, I read Leah Ingram’s guide with great interest. The Complete Guide to Paying for College appeals to students preparing for… Read Article →

The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford Paperback: 251 pages Publisher: Career Press (2017) Co-author Carol Stack is the former director of admissions at Macalester College and Augsburg College, and served as a college counselor at both the International School of Brussels and St. John’s International School in Waterloo, Belgium…. Read Article →

By Annie Waldman, ProPublica Over the past few years, dozens of borrowers have written devastating reviews of the New Jersey state agency whose student loans, as we have detailed, have strikingly onerous terms. “This place doesn’t even deserve one star,” posted Ashante Patterson on Google’s review platform. “It is a scam and horrendous organization that preys… Read Article →

By Annie Waldman, ProPublica A much-criticized college accreditor that regulates hundreds of for-profit schools should have its oversight powers terminated, a U.S. Department of Education staff report has recommended. There are several more steps before the government could actually strip the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools of its authority. But the department’s unprecedented… Read Article →

ProPublica writers Sisi Wei and Annie Waldman note that new data from the U.S. Department of Education shows in unprecedented detail how much federal student loan debt college students from low-income families are being saddled with. Check out this Interactive Database to search among 6,000 schools in the U.S. to see how much they support… Read Article →

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