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Students’ Fresh Thoughts on Value and Affordability 

Most students say they’re getting a valuable college education, but their feelings are mixed when asked directly about affordability, according to new Student Voice data. Students also weigh in on ideas for lowering costs—and reject cuts to academics (including tenure) and to student supports.

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Value of College Degree Is Clear, but Public Skepticism Persists

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows that the wealth gap between people with and without college degrees remains wide.

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Current Students Left Behind in FAFSA Change Conversation

A new Student Voice survey by Inside Higher Ed and Generation Lab found one in five college students are unaware of the changes to the FAFSA form and the ensuing challenges.

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Success Program Launch: Demystifying Financial Aid With Personalized Outreach

Staff at Paul Smith’s College create individualized videos for each admitted student to break down their aid offering and what it means, decreasing barriers to access.

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New on the Job: Q&A With Gilbert Rogers, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

As part of an institutional focus on financial wellness, Rogers heads efforts to teach financial literacy and help students juggle their finances while enrolled.

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Understanding Disparities in Financial Security

A new report analyzes how race, ethnicity and gender impact the financial stability of college students.

New York Will Require Students to Complete FAFSA or Opt Out

New York State will require public school districts to certify that every high school senior completes the Free Application for...
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Inching Toward the $100,000 Sticker Price

Some selective institutions are expected to hit six figures soon, though such pricing will likely have more of a psychological and political impact than a financial one.