Yesterday evening congressional leaders Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announced a budget deal for fiscal year (FY) 2014 (award year 2014-15) that would set spending at $1.012 trillion and partially replace scheduled sequestration cuts. Last year, sequestration impacted FWS, SEOG, TRIO, GEAR UP and origination fees. The deal, which w […]
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently unveiled its new online Financial Aid Toolkit. It’s designed with college counselors and mentors in mind but could easily serve as a handy go-to resource for financial aid administrators as well. Here are three ways to use the new tool in your daily activities.
"College students from middle-income families are more likely to end up with student loan debt than their peers from both lower and higher socioeconomic backgrounds, a new study has found," Inside Higher Ed reports.