Transparent Financial Aid Solves Retention Challenges

Transparent Financial Aid Solves Retention Challenges

  • August 13, 2016

Academic unpreparedness, front-loaded tuition, illness, level of indebtedness, unmanageable work/life balance; factors influencing student retention are complex and layered. Many retention challenges can be solved with transparent, clear financial aid services that improve financial literacy at every step.

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Summer Melt: Stop Losing Students Before They Start

Summer Melt: Stop Losing Students Before They Start

  • August 19, 2015

Up to four out of 10 low-income college students never start school the fall after graduating, despite being accepted, according to a Harvard Education Press piece. This melting away of students who should have, but never do arrive to a post-secondary…

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Will Customer Service Suffer As Colleges Eliminate Staff?

Will Customer Service Suffer as Colleges Eliminate Staff?

  • May 13, 2015

Higher ed institutions like UW-Madison, Guilford College and Elizabethtown College are eliminating staff and faculty in response to budget cuts. If financial aid department employees are among those lost, an already thin staff may be stretched to close to breaking. According to…

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3 Financial Aid Graphics Everyone Should See

3 Financial Aid Graphics Everyone Should See

  • October 22, 2014

Approximately 21 million American students geared up to begin attend colleges and universities in the fall of 2014.  The number of those associated with post secondary schools - students, parents and school staff - was much higher. As a result, tens of millions will encounter…

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