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More Than Tuition: Higher Education and the Social Safety Net

The plight of low-income students is increasingly well-documented, and the higher education community is slowly but surely paying more attention to these students’ needs. From setting up on-campus food pantries…

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More Than Tuition: Improving Financial Literacy

After colleges set their Cost of Attendance (COA), financially needy students often have to confront a difficult question: how much debt can they afford to take on? Cash-strapped students obviously don’t…

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More Than Tuition: Trends in Cost Estimates Over Time

Earlier this week we explored how colleges in the same geographic area often produce wildly different cost estimates for off-campus housing when calculating their COA. The wide disparities in these…