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Making college loans affordable

Although most political talk in recent weeks has centered around the health care debate, Obama’s other piece of legislation may also have some helpful results, especially for college students. The new bill will eliminate middlemen in the student loan system, putting the responsibility of providing low interest loans on the government. The positives of this shift include an increase in Pell grants,... 

More students pay for college alone

Mark Vidal Editorial Director “Go to college” is what every student in America hears growing up. But with 9.7 percent of the U.S. population unemployed, more and more students are hearing “Go to college, and find a way to pay for it.” Seventy-six percent of a thousand parents surveyed in 2009 said they are worried about being able to pay for college, according to Public Agenda, a nonprofit... 

ULV is the place to be

By now, the full-time student at the University of La Verne has paid or made arrangements for spring semester’s tuition of $14,125. It is a grim reminder to the student drowning in student loans that a year’s tuition has increased $1,340 for the 2009-10 academic year. Yet amid the rising costs of a private college education in this awful economic climate, we Leopards have it pretty darn good. Once... 

Some favor 3-year graduation plan

The trend toward three-year college degrees draws opinions from both sides. Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer The economic downturn has strained the already tight budgets of college students to the point that many are looking to cut corners – and one way is by shortening their time in school from four years to three. Some institutions across the nation are making it easier for students to get their degree... 
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