Tag: financial aid
Marian Wang: As Parents Struggle to Repay College Loans for Their Children, Taxpayers Also Stand to LoseApril 2014
Why qualifying for financial assistance isn't always good news.
Marian Wang: How Exactly Do Colleges Allocate Their Financial Aid? They Won’t SayFebruary 2014
Deciphering financial aid, grants and other college information across institutions isn't as straightforward as it could be.
Marian Wang: George Washington University Has for Years Claimed to be ‘Need-Blind.’ It’s Not.October 2013
How aware are universities about being need-aware? How blind are they to being need-blind?
Marian Wang: Admission ProcessSeptember 2013
In a newly released survey, admissions directors at public universities speak honestly (and anonymously) about their goals.
Marian Wang: Public Universities Ramp Up Aid for the Wealthy, Leaving the Poor BehindSeptember 2013
"Offering "merit aid" over financial aid, colleges and universities are prioritizing smart kids who can pay over smart kids who can't."