Dartmouth has offered admission to the first members of the Class of 2024, as 526 early decision applicants and an additional 21 applicants through the Quest Bridge National Match Program were notified of their acceptance on Dec. 12. Dartmouth received 2,069 early decision applications this year, marking the third consecutive year the College has received more than […]
Helping families get past the sticker shock and discover what they might actually pay for college – When many people see the college price tag, they believe it’s financially out of reach. But Wellesley College Professor Phillip Levine, who studies college affordability, says that people often don’t realize there’s a difference between the price of college and the true amount a family might actually pay. Through the development of MyinTuition.org — an online tool that helps families uncover the actual cost — he hopes more students will achieve their college dreams.
With constant news coverage of the $1.6 trillion student-debt crisis and the ways colleges, corporations and politicians propose reducing costs, it’s hard to ignore the fact that college is an expensive investment. There’s an especially dangerous side effect of so much focus on extreme college costs: Some students — often those who are most eligible for financial aid — […]
Single UMass website provides MyinTuition estimates for all 4 campuses Today, all four undergraduate campuses of the University of Massachusetts system are taking an essential step towards clarifying college costs by implementing MyinTuition. UMass is now the first public university system to implement MyinTuition, which is available on one centralized website. UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, […]
“Regular readers know how valuable I find this easy financial-aid calculator for selective colleges. It shows that these colleges are much less expensive for middle-class and poor students than many of them — or their parents — imagine, thanks to financial aid.”
NEWTON, Mass. – Stratospheric stated costs approaching $70,000 or more per year are commonplace at America’s private colleges and universities. More and more, students and their parents wonder whether college is “worth it.” Yet financial aid is available to most students, lowering those costs, perhaps significantly. The majority of students, though, only know the “sticker […]