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Clarifying Financial Aid Amherst College

 As Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Katie Fretwell ’81 can attest, discussions about how much prospective students and/or their families can expect to pay for an Amherst education can often be confusing, complicated and emotional for the uninitiated. Today, those conversations may get a little bit easier.

UMich awards free tuition to first round of Go Blue Guarantee recipients

ANN ARBOR, MI - The University of Michigan is paying the full tuition of around 1,700 in-state students this semester who qualified as the first recipients of the Go Blue Guarantee initiative the university approved last summer.

Watch out for these scams when figuring out how to pay for college

As students commit to a college this spring, they face yet another hurdle: Finding the money for four years of tuition payments.

With the cost of college and student loan balances climbing, some parents and their children will clamor for any and all help available.

Yet both prospective and current students should heed this warning: That scholarship or seminar could actually be a scam.

"Bankruptcy laws allow companies to smoothly reorganize, but not college graduates burdened by student loans."
– Robert Reich
The road to success is always under construction
– Lily Tomlin
"There is scarcely anything that drags a person down like debt."
– P. T. Barnum
"If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going."
– Irwin "Professor" Corey
"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
– Marie Curie
“This would be a much better world if more married couples were as deeply in love as they are in debt.”
– Earl Wilson
“What I would like to do... once I take care of all my kids' student loans, is buy a red 1965 Mustang and fully restore it.”
– Mike Quigley