House approves bill to make federal government direct lender for student loans

Today the House of Representatives took a step towards modernizing the federal student aid system by passing the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act.  The act will eliminate the government subsidies and guarantees that private lenders get for… Read More

Obama administration announces a kinder, gentler FAFSA

As anyone who has ever applied for financial aid knows, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is not exactly user-friendly. With up to 153 questions, FAFSA is a confusing inconvenience for families that are financially literate and… Read More

Georgetown devoting more than $2 million to Yellow Ribbon program

A few weeks ago, we found out that Georgetown was going to be participating the Yellow Ribbon program, a voluntary tuition assistance program for veterans. The program allows private colleges to enter into dollar-for-dollar matching agreements with the… Read More

Georgetown will participate in Yellow Ribbon Program

Georgetown will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program, a new, voluntary tuition assistance program for veterans attending private colleges and universities, according to University spokesperson Andy Pino. The program, created under the new G.I. Bill, allows private… Read More

A Sign of the Apocalypse?

According to a study by The College Board, price rises in college tuition for this academic year weren’t as large as in years past. That doesn’t mean they didn’t rise, of course, or even that they didn’t rise… Read More