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Delivering Early Information about College Financial Aid: Exploring the Options for Middle School Students
(The Urban Institute, 2015-07-15)
Postsecondary education plays a vital role in generating opportunities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to improve their prospects, and financial aid is critical to making this education accessible. Providing ...
Reshaping Parent PLUS Loans: Recommendations for Reforming the Parent PLUS Program
(Urban Institute, 2019-04-01)
The use of Parent PLUS loans—federal loans for parents of dependent undergraduates—is increasing, even as student borrowing is declining. Parent PLUS loans were originally designed to provide liquidity to high-asset families ...
Redesigning the Pell Grant Program for the Twenty-First Century
(The Hamilton Project, 2013-10-21)
Developed more than four decades ago, the Pell Grant program has expanded in sheer numbers without evolving structurally. While it continues to encourage recent high school graduates from poor families to undertake various ...
The Federal-State Higher Education Partnership How States Manage Their Roles
(Urban Institute, 2017-05-16)
State funding of public higher education is central to college access and affordability and to postsecondary educational attainment. State support translates into resources colleges and universities can spend on instruction ...
Graduate and Professional School Debt: How Much Students Borrow
(The Urban Institute, 2018-01-05)
Graduate and professional degree students hold a sizable amount of outstanding student debt, and these students on average borrow more than three times as much as undergraduate students. Research doctoral students borrow ...