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WTKR Norfolk
Virginia Tech partnering to improve higher education in Norfolkwill be coming into the schools to provide enrichment activities,” said Karen E
Virginia Tech partnering to improve higher education in Norfolk
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 hours ago
will be coming into the schools to provide enrichment activities,” said Karen Eley Sanders, the Associate Vice Provost for College Access at Tech. “We will be working with teachers to enhance their academic curriculum.' The goal is to better... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Tennessee schools support Supreme Court affirmative action decisionannounced Thursday. "This is a landmark decision with implications for college
Tennessee schools support Supreme Court affirmative action decision
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
announced Thursday. "This is a landmark decision with implications for colleges across the nation," said Angela Boatman, a college access expert at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. Boatman said the court acknowledged the University of... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Four Board Of Education Members Get Waivers Under New Conflict Of Interest Law$124,000 in contracts from the Department of Education and Duncan was paid $75,
Four Board Of Education Members Get Waivers Under New Conflict Of Interest Law
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
$124,000 in contracts from the Department of Education and Duncan was paid $75,000 through Mid Central for her work on the College Access grant. In an email to KELOLAND News, Duncan told us she didn't need to ask for a waiver for her consulting... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Student loan offers hit mail, but what's a good deal?parent PLUS loan at 6.31%. Jennifer Wang, director of the Washington, D.C., of
Student loan offers hit mail, but what's a good deal?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
parent PLUS loan at 6.31%. Jennifer Wang, director of the Washington, D.C., office of the advocacy group the Institute for College Access and Success, said she's concerned that some borrowers do not take full advantage of federal student loans... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Legislation For Undocumented Students; A Mental Health Clinic For Vetsstories this morning from KERA News: Fort Worth Congressman Marc Veasey will in
Legislation For Undocumented Students; A Mental Health Clinic For Vets
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
stories this morning from KERA News: Fort Worth Congressman Marc Veasey will introduce two bills this week to try and gain college access for undocumented and first-generation American students. One bill would prohibit public universities from... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
GreenLight Fund to bring best-in-class nonprofits to Detroitand Cincinnati, where the nonprofits GreenLight has brought to each city are ac
GreenLight Fund to bring best-in-class nonprofits to Detroit
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
and Cincinnati, where the nonprofits GreenLight has brought to each city are achieving measurable results in areas such as college access and completion, family economic mobility, academic success, youth recidivism and youths aging out of foster... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Making college more affordable in Sunshine Statemany students either are leaving school with a large amount of debt, or about t
Making college more affordable in Sunshine State
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
many students either are leaving school with a large amount of debt, or about to acquire it.According to The Institute for College Access and Success, seven in 10 seniors who graduated from public and nonprofit colleges in 2014 had student loan... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
McKee High School tapped for city's college access initiativeSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- McKee High School has been selected to participate in th
McKee High School tapped for city's college access initiative
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- McKee High School has been selected to participate in the city's "College Access for All" initiative. The North Shore school, one of the city's career and technical schools, is the only Staten Island high school among the 100... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rental housing is here to stay in vibrant suburbs Suburban Chicago apartment rental trends point to opportunities for investment in fast-growing suburbs, with vibrant downtowns and schoolsbetter by comparison. Student loans put an added burden on people starting the
Rental housing is here to stay in vibrant suburbs Suburban Chicago apartment rental trends point to opportunities for investment in fast-growing suburbs, with vibrant downtowns and schools
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
better by comparison. Student loans put an added burden on people starting their careers. The nonpartisan Institute for College Access and Success says indebtedness at graduation has risen 56 percent in a decade, which compromises millennials'... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Crown Street Block Closing To Traffic For Summerutilities. “During Phase 1 pedestrian through traffic will be maintained on th
Crown Street Block Closing To Traffic For Summer
New Haven Independent / Posted 9 days ago
utilities. “During Phase 1 pedestrian through traffic will be maintained on the South sidewalk (adjacent to Gateway College). Access will be maintained to the North sidewalk at all points with the exception of the Cask Republic restaurant,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Two Staten Island schools tapped for DOE's college access initiative(I.S. 51), Graniteville, and Paulo Intermediate (I.S. 75), Huguenot -- have bee
Two Staten Island schools tapped for DOE's college access initiative
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
(I.S. 51), Graniteville, and Paulo Intermediate (I.S. 75), Huguenot -- have been selected to take part in the city's "College Access for All" initiative for 2016-2017. They are part of 22 pilot schools throughout the city selected for the... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Briefs for June 12, 2016school students in East Baton Rouge Parish public schools during the 2016-17 ac
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Briefs for June 12, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
school students in East Baton Rouge Parish public schools during the 2016-17 academic year. The grant is from the National College Access Network and The Kresge Foundation. Only 22 cities out of 118 applicants were awarded grants nationwide. The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Malia Obama will take a gap year, then attend Harvard in 2017board and fees combined, according to its website. The president, speaking at
Malia Obama will take a gap year, then attend Harvard in 2017
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
board and fees combined, according to its website. The president, speaking at a Des Moines high school last fall about college access and affordability, said he knew that finding the best school was a “tough process” because his daughter was... Read more
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Business Wire
Pitzer College Names Yvonne Berumen Vice President for Admission and Financial Aidand forward-looking leadership to the areas of admission and financial aid. “A
Pitzer College Names Yvonne Berumen Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
and forward-looking leadership to the areas of admission and financial aid. “As a Pitzer graduate and a national leader in college access for underrepresented students, Yvonne brings a unique perspective, experience and commitment to Pitzer... Read more
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The Mercury News
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plans
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC grad goes viral for speechall of the things I did in undergrad, the mentorship opportunities and the serv
UNC grad goes viral for speech
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 16 days ago
all of the things I did in undergrad, the mentorship opportunities and the service I did, everything really pointed toward college access and college success,” Livingston said. Livingston is back in North Carolina, earning his Ph. D. in education... Read more
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NBC News
Latino Political Pulse: How Hispanics Have Changed California Politicsfor integration and political inclusion. They are establishing and are at the h
Latino Political Pulse: How Hispanics Have Changed California Politics
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
for integration and political inclusion. They are establishing and are at the helm of institutions centered on college access, healthcare, business, and finance— key sectors of society in which Latinos have historically been... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Debt stalls graduates' startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Debt stalls graduates' startup plans
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that does research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are likely to... Read more
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The Columbian
Student debt crushes grads’ startup dreamsof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student debt crushes grads’ startup dreams
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates’ plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates’ plans
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Student loan debt hinders startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt hinders startup plans
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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TribLIVE
Student loan debt weighs on budding entrepreneursof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt weighs on budding entrepreneurs
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college financing. Debt loads are likely to keep... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans business briefs for the week of June 5, 2016matches education, careers The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistanc
New Orleans business briefs for the week of June 5, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
matches education, careers The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance has launched a “match and fit” college access and career planning website.The website at www.unlockmyfuture.org uses the agency’s “five-point match”... Read more
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The Advocate
Business briefs for the week of June 5, 2016matches education, careers The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistanc
Business briefs for the week of June 5, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
matches education, careers The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance has launched a “match and fit” college access and career planning website.The website at www.unlockmyfuture.org uses the agency’s “five-point match”... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Student loan debt stifles grads’ startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt stifles grads’ startup plans
Finance and Commerce / Posted 22 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plans
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plans
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plansof public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearl
Student loan debt puts kibosh on graduates' startup plans
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
of public and private colleges had student loans, with an average debt of nearly $30,000, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, an advocacy group that conducts research on college attendance and financing. Debt loads are... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Student debt climbs, now up to $1.26 trillionsort of forbearance, delinquency or default. A 2015 report from the nonprofit
Student debt climbs, now up to $1.26 trillion
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 24 days ago
sort of forbearance, delinquency or default. A 2015 report from the nonprofit Project on Student Debt at the Institute for College Access & Success shows the average 2014 graduate of a Michigan college had $29,450 to pay back on federal student... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Too early to save for college?(CNN) – Ah graduation. The pomp, the circumstance, and the debt. According to t
Too early to save for college?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
(CNN) – Ah graduation. The pomp, the circumstance, and the debt. According to the Institute for College Access and Success, the class of 2014 graduated with an average of nearly $29,000 of debt, which may prompt parents to start saving early. So,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Student debt climbs, now up to $1.26 trillionsort of forbearance, delinquency or default. A 2015 report from the nonprofit
Student debt climbs, now up to $1.26 trillion
Detroit Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
sort of forbearance, delinquency or default. A 2015 report from the nonprofit Project on Student Debt at the Institute for College Access & Success shows the average 2014 graduate of a Michigan college had $29,450 to pay back on federal student... Read more
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The Advocate
Pam’s party line: Party rolls on as storm rolls inmission of removing obstacles that would prevent students from succeeding after
Pam’s party line: Party rolls on as storm rolls in
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
mission of removing obstacles that would prevent students from succeeding after high school graduation. “We were the first college access organization that didn’t know we were,” quipped Scott. “Our vision for the next 10 years is for students from... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Student Loan Debt Increasingdebt for college graduates in 2014 in Texas as $26,250. For graduates at MSU, i
Student Loan Debt Increasing
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
debt for college graduates in 2014 in Texas as $26,250. For graduates at MSU, it was $25,550 according to The Institute For College Access and Success. Officials said borrowers are graduating with more debt than they did ten years ago. * Start... Read more
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Raw Story
Tuition-free college isn’t the only key to student success — but it does play a rolewhat does rigorous evidence tell us about potential solutions? Is a free colleg
Tuition-free college isn’t the only key to student success — but it does play a role
Raw Story / Posted 27 days ago
what does rigorous evidence tell us about potential solutions? Is a free college tuition policy sufficient for improving college access and success in the U.S.? College costs and financial aid Public college costs have risen substantially over... Read more
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heraldscotland
Poorest pupils face "shocking" barriers to universityterms of entry requirements and access." NUS Scotland vice-president Rob Henth
Poorest pupils face "shocking" barriers to university
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
terms of entry requirements and access." NUS Scotland vice-president Rob Henthorn said Scotland should not be "ashamed" of college access to university as it was a welcome alternative for many. However, he warned it would become a "scandalous... Read more
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express
Poor Scots four times less likely to get place at university than teens from rich familieswho can get into higher education." NUS Scotland vice-president Rob Henthorn s
Poor Scots four times less likely to get place at university than teens from rich families
express / Posted 29 days ago
who can get into higher education." NUS Scotland vice-president Rob Henthorn said Scotland should not be "ashamed" of college access to university as it is a welcome alternative for many, but he warned it would become a "scandalous missed... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump’s higher ed proposals could leave poor students out of collegemore money. Any reduction in Pell Grant funding would have a similar effect as
Trump’s higher ed proposals could leave poor students out of college
Raw Story / Posted 29 days ago
more money. Any reduction in Pell Grant funding would have a similar effect as Trump’s proposal: it would reduce college access and graduation rates for poorer, African- American, Latino and Native American students. And that would lead... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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News 8000
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
News 8000 / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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My EastText
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
My EastText / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
KECI Missoula / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?From KTVZ.COM Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 29 days ago
From KTVZ.COM Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some studen
Is it ever too early to start saving for college?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
30, Minneapolis Nearly 70% of college grads will leave school with some student debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. They graduated with an average debt load of nearly $29,000 in 2014, so it's not surprising that... Read more
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The Hill
Groups urge Senate to oppose defense language on for-profit collegesAmerica, National Association for Black Veterans, National Association of Colle
Groups urge Senate to oppose defense language on for-profit colleges
The Hill / Posted 30 days ago
America, National Association for Black Veterans, National Association of College Admissions Counseling, The Institute for College Access and Success, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association &... Read more
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Business Wire
Jenzabar Partners with Rafter to Prepare Students for Successmore functional for faculty and students to adopt and acquire the necessary cou
Jenzabar Partners with Rafter to Prepare Students for Success
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
more functional for faculty and students to adopt and acquire the necessary course materials. The solution improves overall college access and affordability by making the cost of required educational content a budgeted and predictable expense. As... Read more
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