All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tuition’

Financial Aid: Simple Tips That Help

If you are going to college, you will want to apply for financial aid. Some high school guidance counselors and teachers will help you apply before you even graduate high school, but if you didn’t get any help, you might be a little confused and intimidated by the financial aid process. Not everyone qualifies for financial aid, but many people …

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Teen Who Sued Parents Denied Support

The eighteen-year-old girl who sued her parents for child support and tuition has lost her case. The judge’s reasoning for denying her support was that the case, if won, would set a bad precedent on limits for parenting, which could lead to a flood of these kinds of cases. Rachel Canning insisted in court that her parents kicked her out …

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Utah Student Pays Tuition in $1 Bills

Luq Mughal, a 21 year old engineering student at the University of Utah, decided he’d had enough with the high cost of college tuition. So earlier this week he sent the powers that be a message by paying every dollar of his tuition bill. Literally. He lugged a metal case full of money into the bursar’s office and paid for …

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Oregon May Soon Begin Tuition-Free College Plan

ABC News is reporting that the Oregon state legislature has unanimously approved a plan to provide free tuition to students while they attend community college and public university. The groundbreaking plan is designed to help students hit by the recent doubling of student loan interest rates. The program is called “Pay It Forward, Pay It Back”. Its structure is fairly …

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Canadian Pays Off Entire Student Loan in Cash

Stop me if you’ve had this dream before: Armed with pockets stuffed to overflowing with cash, you stroll into the bank that handled your student loan, slap those sweaty wads of paper currency on the proverbial barrelhead, and walk away with a receipt that proclaims all of your college debt has been paid off. It’s a scenario that many graduates …

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