I recently heard from the parents of yet another high school senior who turned down a huge scholarship from a good college to attend her “dream school,” which of course has lousy financial aid.
WASHINGTON — Former first lady Michelle Obama told first-generation college freshmen to surround themselves with a community to help them survive college.
DEAR ABBY: My daughter is graduating from high school and will be starting college. It was always her plan to go to a school away from our small town, and I supported that decision.
For 18-year-old Liza Miezejeski, choosing the right college meant balancing her desire for adventure and her fear of debt.
WASHINGTON — “Spoiler alert: college is really expensive,” the Education Department warns in a blog post as it invites students to apply for federal student aid.