Okay so the rumors are true, tuition costs are ... not going down. Tuition for both public and private universities have gone up anywhere from 3-8 percent and that's just the start. Universities are citing a plethora of reasons which can include anything from facility updates to an increase in gas prices. Does anyone else have a problem with this? An increase in gas prices is … [Read more...] about This Just In…Tuition is a Nightmare
Earlier this week we talked about whether or not distance learning is a good fit for you. Even if you passed our five-question "quiz" with flying colors, there's another factor that any would-be student needs to consider: Cost. The viability of financial aid is a major factor for many students in selecting a school, and online schools are no different. In fact, a new study … [Read more...] about Financial Aid for Online Degrees
This is not exactly financial aid related, but I saw this cool website and just had to share. GreenReportCard.org provides in-depth sustainability profiles of three hundred colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. The extensive data for this project is based primarily on information gathered through voluntary surveys of school administrators. There are … [Read more...] about How Green is Your School?
The sticker price of tuition is increasingly a scary prospect. How on earth do these schools expect people to pay more than the average median income of a U.S. family? And more importantly why must they charge these prices? There really is no simple answer to those questions. The main thing to remember is not to get discouraged because financial aid is available and … [Read more...] about The Race that is Driving Tuition Increase
The Alaska Travel Industry Association or ATIA Foundation is offering academic scholarships to individuals who wish to pursue a career in tourism. The awards total $25,000 for the selected students. Usually, applications are due at the ATIA Foundation office by Mid-April. You may contact David Lee (907) 646-3303, for more information or go the ATIA website by clicking here. … [Read more...] about Tourism Career Scholarships