Many affluent parents have no intention of paying the full freight for their children's college education, a survey says.
A new college school year is right around the corner, and so are new tuition hikes and budget cutbacks.
Almost 20 states have cut funding for colleges, raising costs for students -- starting now.
Some college students are marrying strangers to qualify for lower tuition or more financial aid. Is this wrong?
US universities are putting billions into merit aid, much of which goes to the children of well-to-do parents.
Well, they are studying less and taking longer to graduate, but that doesn't mean they're lazy.
More high school students are considering the economy when looking at colleges, and Congress is mandating better disclosure of the costs.
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