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How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts? [infographic]

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To celebrate the release of the final Harry Potter movie, we’ve pulled together some numbers to figure out roughly how much it would cost to attend Hogwarts. In the first book, Harry receives a letter detailing the equipment that he is required to purchase for Hogwarts (reproduced here). Admittedly, … Continue reading “How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts? [infographic]” »

Record high 42% tuition discounts help new students afford college

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According to the most recent National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) study, institutional grants offered by private colleges have reached an all-time high of 42.4%. Continue reading “Record high 42% tuition discounts help new students afford college” »

The State of Student Debt [infographic]

The State of Student Debt

Click for larger view The average student debt for public universities is around $20,000 and $28,000 for private universities. Shocking. Not surprisingly, dependent students that rely on their parent’s income are borrowing about $2,000 less in loans than those students who are independent from their parents. However, all this debt does not just … Continue reading “The State of Student Debt [infographic]” »

Walmart is helping employees obtain online degrees

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Walmart has announced that it’s going to be partnering with American Public University to help its 1.4 million employees obtain online degrees. As part of the partnership, not only is APU giving Walmart workers grants to cover 15% of tuition costs, but Walmart is going to invest … Continue reading “Walmart is helping employees obtain online degrees” »

Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today

The Cost of Student Living

Click to view larger version With the ever-increasing cost of college tuition, it’s interesting to see where students are spending their leftover cash (what little they may have). Here is a run-down of some things on your average student’s list. How much is spent on discretionary items? 40% of the average student spends … Continue reading “Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today” »

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