There are a lot of opportunities to have fun in Tuscaloosa during the summer, including outdoor activities.
Year by year, college tuition has been on the rise across the country and the main culprit is a lack of funds for higher education from the state, which leaves students to pick up the rest of the bill and go into debt.
Admissions offices at state universities including both the University of Maryland and the University of Alabama have targeted out-of-state students, while admissions for in-state students have become more difficult than ever. Is this fair?
The rising cost of tuition is looming over students who wish to pursue higher education, but often times there are additional costs and fees that don’t always come to mind right away and can potentially make or break a budget.
Americans owe over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt over 44 million borrowers. That’s $620 billion more than the Ponzi scheme that is credit card debt. How did we let this happen?
College students are under an increasing amount of stress during their years spent in pursuit of a degree. Lack of proper nutrition increases during college years and most students must balance a job outside of their school schedule.
Students all over the country can agree on one thing – college is expensive.
Students from different states struggle with the same problem when trying to find a place to live: the cost of living and finding an affordable space. Three students in different states speak about their experiences with housing and how budgeting is key to college life.
New York is the first state to offer free college tuition to undergraduate students who attend a 4-your university. Students whose families make less than $100,000 a year are eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship.
Even with the frustration in the increasing cost of education each year, veterans and military dependents have had difficulty communicating with Veterans Affairs.