ERIC Number: ED513690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec-6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Economic Challenges for Today's Modern College Students
Bailey, Steven J.
Today's students are working either full-time or part-time to complete their education as compared to their predecessors from earlier times. This brings up interesting perspectives on the campus' workload as to how Student Affairs, Financial Aid, and the Advising office can keep up with these students and the outside of campus work that they do to earn a living and to get their educational degree at the same time. Need-based grant aid, then, offers low- and moderate-income students the best means of reducing work and loan burden. Need-based aid is an essential resource that enables students to achieve academically, persist, transfer to a four-year institution, and complete a bachelor's degree. Students must be informed of the need to apply for aid and must be educated on the benefits of fully utilizing all available need-based aid in order to fulfill their educational goals.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A