Tag: tuition

The University Debt Crisis: It’s Not Just Students Facing a Financial Headache (Guest)

Universities have been spending like students in a bar who think a Rockefeller will pick up the tab. How are they are paying for all this? Undoubtedly many of the bigger universities use endowment earnings and alumni donations to cover at least some of the costs, but for the most part, these veritable spending sprees are funded by tuition fees. Also, it is clearly unsustainable for tuition fees to continue to rise faster than the student’s ability to pay them. Universities need to act and they need to act now.

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Defying Conventional College Costs

Over the past several years, tuition has been skyrocketing around the country. And many are taking creative steps to keep tuition costs as low as possible. So far, it seems as though scholarships, grants, and a hard look at the college’s accounting have been in the news the most. One very exciting entrepreneurial example caught … Continue reading Defying Conventional College Costs

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Cutting Costs but Not Corners (Guest Blog)

It’s hard times for British Universities; student protests, an increase in fees, lack of funding, job losses and much more. So how does a marketing team promote their courses to applicants? Recent research has showed that more applicants use websites to investigate possible courses as opposed to prospectuses.

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Are Your Students in Need?

When we went to college, most of us worked part-time and lived paycheck to paycheck. We survived on Ramen noodles and mac and cheese for many more meals than we care to remember. But, lately it seems as though students who are trying to get an education are trying to do the same, with a … Continue reading Are Your Students in Need?

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