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FAFSA opened for students to apply for the 2014-15 school year

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is now open for students for the 2014-15 school year. The application opened Jan. 1 and students have until June 30, 2015 to apply. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to take advantage of first-come, first-served financial aid. According …



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New and increasing fees surprise students

For Matt Tofte, the University of Oregon was the right price. When he received his financial aid award letter one year ago, the incoming freshman estimated payment for tuition and fees at $9,258, including $433 in fees per term. Compared to out-of-state schools and combined with the presidential scholarship he …



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Changes to new student loans to cost students $20 billion

With undergraduates facing a loss of the six-month interest-free grace period after graduating and graduate and professional students losing access to subsidized loans, higher education is set to become even more expensive.



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Student loan interest rates seen as a paralyzing price-tag for prestige

Interest rates are compounding on current graduates and will continue to compound on new graduates in the future. Subsequently, these rates have the potential bury them with the education that was supposed to push them up.



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