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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

15 hours ago

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

15 hours ago

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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

08/27/2014

University System of Maryland Chancellor Brit Kirwan (right) looks on as University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh speaks during a press conference annoucing Maryland's decision to join the Big Ten Conference on Nov. 19, 2012 in College Park, Md.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Kirwan Stepping Down As Md. University Chancellor

William “Brit” Kirwan will step down as the chancellor of Maryland’s state university system after 12 years.

05/13/2014

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Higher Education Funding Proposal Announced In Va.

Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $183 million in increased state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for higher education.

12/11/2013

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Study: 60 Percent Of College Admissions Directors Have Not Met Enrollment Goals

A recent survey revealed that 46 percent of admissions directors at colleges throughout the country are “very concerned” about meeting enrollment targets this year.

10/23/2013

On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating recession. credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Defends Obama Bus Tour Amid Bloodshed In Egypt, Syria

Calling higher education an “economic imperative,” President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine how federal financial aid is distributed.

08/22/2013

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