I've been posting stories about Mark Kantrowitz's take on the finances of attending a community college (see here and here). When I got to work this morning, I found a wonderfully thoughtful email from someone who taught at a community college
Students who start their bachelor’s degrees at a community college have, on average, less debt at graduation than students who do their entire degrees at a four-year school. (See here for more on this.)
That savings assumes that you finish i
For years, education experts have said that starting at a community college can be an economical strategy for getting a bachelor’s degree. We here at EducationOption.com have given that very advice.
Recently, though, financial aid analyst Ma
There’s been a lot of emphasis on the importance of two-year schools in recent months. The buzz began last October, when President Obama convened a White House summit on community colleges.
“They may not get the credit they deser
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The final version of the Obama administration’s “gainful employment” regulations was significantly less draconian than the version originally proposed. A
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The class of 2011 is carrying more debt at graduation than any class before them.
The typical college student with student loans — two-thirds of all bachelor’s degree recipient