Monthly Archives: February 2015

SUNY Financial Aid Days 2015: Feb. 28

SUNY is offering  Financial Aid Days to assist prospective students and their families in applying for financial aid and completing the FAFSA February 28. These workshops are offered free of charge and are available at 46 locations throughout New York … Continue reading

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This Friday, 2/20: Info Session For Students in Foster Care

Information Session being held THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20th from 4pm – 8pm at Hunter College for any HS/GED students that are in or have been in the foster care system who may be interested in attending any of the 18 … Continue reading

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In FAFSA Simplification, Complexity

From Inside Higher Ed: It seems, all of a sudden, that there’s a rush among policy makers in Washington to chop off questions from the 108-question Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA. Senator Lamar Alexander, who … Continue reading

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The rich are 8 times likelier to graduate college than the poor

From CNN Money: The massive gap in college graduation rates between rich and and poor is growing even wider. Some 77% of students from wealthy families earned bachelor’s degrees by age 24 in 2013, compared to only 9% of those … Continue reading

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Fragile Mental Health

From Inside Higher Ed: The emotional health of incoming freshmen is at its lowest point in at least three decades, a new survey shows, with students reporting that they’re spending more time studying and less time socializing with friends. Read … Continue reading

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