Financial aid officers across seven Indiana University campuses combined strategy, transparency, and technology to alert enrolled borrowers annually of their total accumulated debt and estimated post-graduate monthly payments. Just two years later, administrators are already seeing the results.
In a period when obtaining a quality higher education is an economic imperative for many, academic institutions should be subject to performance standards to create a minimum quality benchmark in the industry. It has been found certain colleges do a far better job than others, which impacts students considerably, according to a new report released by The Edu […]
"Higher education cannot afford to sit on the sidelines as states and secondary schools devise common standards that seek to define who’s ready for college, according to a report released on Tuesday by the New America Foundation," The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.
"Intensive advising programs can result in significant savings for low-income students going to college, according to a new research paper, but many high schools lack the sort of resources the paper discusses," Inside Higher Ed reports.