Several states have added 'until funds depleted' policies on student grants, while others are tightening deadlines for applications.
Two-thirds of college students have outstanding loans -- and the nation's unemployment situation is making it harder to pay them off.
The president's new plan to ease student loan debt is getting mixed reviews from bloggers and students.
Colleges are admitting increasing numbers of less-qualified students who can pay their own way.
The average student loan debt for a 2011 graduate is expected to be $22,900, the most ever.
Though college sticker prices continue to skyrocket, a new study suggests the price of admission is still worth it.
This is yet another test of whether consumers are actually interested in using Groupon and other daily deal services for big-ticket purchases.
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