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PPY Among Discussion Topics at College Board Joint Council Meeting
10/14/2015

College Board’s member leaders gathered in New York City on September 27-28, shortly after the federal government announced that the FAFSA would move to use of prior-prior year (PPY) income information (families will be asked to report income from two years prior). A big question on the minds of K12 and higher ed member leaders alike was: what does PPY mean for students?

Prior-Prior Year and Higher Education Finance Models Among Topics for the 2016 Higher Ed Colloquium
09/21/2015
FAFSA's recent shift to Prior-Prior year will be a hot topic of discussion at the 2016 Higher Ed Colloquium, taking place January 9-11 in Coronado, California. Learn more about the program, and how to register.
08/28/2015
Angela Garcia offers students an inside look at the college planning resources available through Big Future, and provides tips about how to get started with the college planning process.
08/05/2015

Students looking to build a career focused on helping people better manage and understand their finances have a new scholarship opportunity available to help them reach their goals.

07/21/2015

If you know a teen who will be a high school junior or senior this fall, you know a teen who should be thinking about the college application process this summer. As former head counselor in Georgia’s DeKalb County Schools, I saw 95 percent of my advisees go to college, so I know the difference early college planning can make. It allows students to break the application process into manageable chunks and eliminates the pressure of having to do everything all at once.

Q&A on June SAT Printing Error with Jack Buckley, Senior Vice President for Research
06/24/2015
In this interview with Jack Buckley, College Board's senior vice president for research, All Access delves deeper into the research that informed the decision to not score sections of the SAT administered in the U.S. on June 6 affected by a printing error, and explores the “how and why” behind our ability to provide reliable scores for students.
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Coming Soon: Breakpoint: The Changing Marketplace for Higher Education by Jon McGee
06/12/2015
A new book by Jon McGee, Vice President for Planning and Public Affairs at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University and co-chair of the College Board's CSS National Council will explore the precipice at which higher education finds itself in a time of significant economic and cultural change.
WATCH: New Videos from Robert Morris University's College Affordability Academy
06/09/2015
Watch new videos from Robert Morris University's College Affordability Academy featuring our old friend Bobby Mo and new students like Will Cruise, Missy Class, and Cara Free!
Eric Johnson, Director of Communications for Scholarships & Student Aid at The University of North Carolina
05/26/2015
Financial aid and student debt have become hot topics in higher education, not to mention mainstream media. As the Director of Communications for Scholarships & Student Aid at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Eric Johnson knows the ins and outs of how we talk about student aid. He recounts his favorite parts of the job, and presents the breadth of disciplines associated with a career in financial aid-- from information design and marketing to politics and behavioral economics.
05/12/2015

Even though Garie Cleveland is in her sixties and just received her associate’s degree in criminal justice, she still longs to be a judge.

“I know that means I have to go to law school but I believe people should go after what they really want,” she says. “I want something out of life!”

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