TITLE

Student Borrowing During Tough Economic Times

AUTHOR(S)
Adam, Michelle
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine;11/26/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the cost of higher education in the U.S. as of the 2011-2012 school year. It alleges that students are turning to grants, scholarships and federal loans, such as federal Pell Grants, Stafford Loans and private loans, to pay for education, because the cost has risen beyond inflation. It offers information on the status of federal assistance and state aid for public and private colleges. Comments from Valeria Esparza of financial services company Wells Fargo are presented.
ACCESSION #
83699415

 

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