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Babineau, Kate – Cowen Institute, 2017
The Cowen Institute has a deep commitment to helping students in New Orleans access financial aid for college. They have previously monitored Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates in New Orleans and Atlanta, provided resources to help FAFSA completion, and currently convene collaboratives of college counselors and youth…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Best Practices, Guides, Nontraditional Students
Robinson, Jenna Ashley – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy (NJ1), 2009
"College Bound? Make the Right Choices" is the Pope Center's latest tool for improving colleges and universities "from the bottom up" through better choices. Its purpose is to help high school students and their parents become smarter purchasers of higher education. This booklet by Jenna Ashley Robinson helps young people think through what they…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Bound Students, Guides, College Choice
New England Journal of Higher Education, 2008
"The New England Journal of Higher Education" (formerly "Connection") presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, 2007
"Connection" presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of record for those seeking important information about New England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Beckman, James A. – Greenwood Press, 2006
Designed for students, parents, and counselors, this timely work addresses the present state of affirmative action in higher education after the landmark decisions of "Gratz v. Bollinger" and "Grutter v. Bollinger." Informative chapters provide an overall understanding of the history of affirmative action in higher education in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Black Colleges, Affirmative Action
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, 2006
"Connection" presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of record for those seeking important information about New England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, 2005
"Connection" presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of record for those seeking important information about New England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Lumina Foundation for Education, 2004
Colleges and universities face financial and educational challenges in educating low-income students. The challenges arise not only from the students' more limited financial resources, but also from often related factors that affect students' preparation for and motivation to pursue higher education. To address this problem in keeping with…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Student Financial Aid, Educational Strategies, Student Motivation
Ashby, Nicole, Ed. – US Department of Education, 2004
This biweekly newsletter contains news and information about school improvement in the United States, designed expressly for parents and families. This issue highlights federal student loan interest rates, which have dropped to 3.37 percent, the lowest in nearly 35 years, saving money for millions of borrowers.
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Credit (Finance)
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National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, 2004
As the 2003?2004 academic year began, the financial woes of public colleges took the spotlight on Capitol Hill and in statehouses. Record spending cuts designed to balance state budgets resulted in program cutbacks,unfilled faculty positions, staff layoffs, wage freezes and salary cuts at state colleges and universities. Institutions worked to…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, College Students
Foose, Robert A.; Meyerson, Joel W. – 1986
A key factor in the overall financial strategy in the public and private sectors of American higher education involves helping students and families pay tuition and fees. This is because expenses have risen dramatically, tuition fees have outdistanced increases in federal student aid programs, and competition for students has increased. Several…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Family Financial Resources
Alaska State Commission on Postsecondary Education, Juneau. – 1988
Pertinent information about the Alaska Student Loan Program is summarized. The topics covered include: purpose of the program; terms; questions and answers concerning loan amounts, application procedures and repayment; a payment reminder including a schedule of payments; the Alaska student loan statutes; and the Alaska student loan regulations.…
Descriptors: Financial Aid Applicants, Financial Needs, Higher Education, Income Contingent Loans