financial aid

Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]

Our emailer writes to Yolanda Adams after her daughter get her acceptance letter to Yale University! But while the daughter celebrates, mom & dad panic…

President Barack Obama unveiled a new streamlined process for college students and their parents applying for financial aid.

(HOUSTON) — This year’s class of graduating Houston Independent School District seniors has been offered a record-shattering amount in college scholarships and financial aid. The…

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that UCLA has apologized for wrongly telling students that they were accepted into the highly competitive university. Students received an email regarding financial aid with an additional message that congratulated them on their acceptance. Read More

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A campaign to promote new businesses and create jobs, bringing together government agencies and businesses such as Intel and IBM, was launched Monday by the Obama administration. The Startup America Partnership aims to support overall entrepreneurship — with a focus on high-growth, job-creating industries such as clean energy, medicine, advanced manufacturing […]

Need some help affording college? A special skill or interest -- or even a particular last name -- can put a big dent in a student's tuition