Posts Tagged ‘Financial Aid’

Who Wants to Pay for My Degree? NYU and the Growing Cost of Higher Education

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By Laurent Berstecher It is no secret: going to college is becoming an increasingly expensive choice. NYU’s recent tuition hike for 2012-13 is simply following the trend, as the average cost of attending college in the United States has increased tenfold in the past 60 years. In 1950, a year at NYU would have cost [&hellip
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Applying Early to College Pays Off

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By David Stoll The story this month seems to be that it is harder than ever to gain admission to a selective college. Harvard, for example, admitted just 5.9 percent of its 34,302 applicants this spring, down from 6.2 percent last year. However, this trend should be viewed in a larger perspective—one that suggests that [&hellip
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SHOW ME THE MONEY

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Princess Wynn, 17, is waiting for answers from the colleges she got into. A senior at St. Jean Baptiste High School in Manhattan, she’s waiting to find out how much financial aid she will receive. Her parents can’t help her cover all of the tuition, so she might have to apply for loans
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