Soaring housing costs stretch already-strapped college students

Soaring housing costs stretch already-strapped college students

JUDY WOODRUFF: The burden of student debt is getting more attention in this election cycle. One key part of the problem is the rising cost of student housing. Between 1989 and 2017, room and board on and off campuses went… Continue Reading

Mitt Romney Versus Reality: Student Loans Edition

Mitt Romney Versus Reality: Student Loans Edition

I fully support the effort to extend the low interest rate on student loans. There was some concern that that would expire halfway through the year and I support extending the temporary relief on interest rates for students. Of course,… Continue Reading

Advice for Parents on College Transition for Autistic Students – Common College Accommodations

Advice for Parents on College Transition for Autistic Students – Common College Accommodations

Some of the accommodations that I was experienced in delivering and monitoring were test taking accommodations, which would be typically extended time for quizzes and tests and perhaps taking quizzes and tests in a distraction reduced environment. The other typical… Continue Reading

Brackenhurst – Accommodation Tour – Nottingham Trent University

Brackenhurst – Accommodation Tour – Nottingham Trent University

[MUSIC PLAYING] This is Brackenhurst accommodation, part of the NTU University. On this campus, we study, like, animal biology, equine sciences, agriculture and arboriculture, and things like that. And we live here. And we like it because accommodations are brand… Continue Reading

The Speech Every 2015 College Grad Needs to Hear

The Speech Every 2015 College Grad Needs to Hear

College commencement addresses often are collections of bromides and boring advice. You know what I mean: Go forth, graduates, and save the planet. You are the nation’s hope. You have worked hard and learned much from devoted faculty. And don’t… Continue Reading

Humber Colleges’ Academic Accommodations – Our Legal Responsibilities

Humber Colleges’ Academic Accommodations – Our Legal Responsibilities

Fifteen percent of Ontarians have a disability. At Humber, students with disabilities represent 10% of our student population. This number continues to grow each year. Providing students with disabilities full access to learning environments is legislated by the Ontario Human… Continue Reading

How to apply for on campus accommodation @ Curtin Uni

How to apply for on campus accommodation @ Curtin Uni

Living on campus can be a wonderful experience, but places are limited. Apply early! On the Housing Services website, you can see exactly what we offer. Our 4 main residences, their current prices, and most importantly, whether you are eligible.… Continue Reading

Free College: As Good As It Sounds?

Free College: As Good As It Sounds?

– For a lot of us, a big chunk of our lives are spent thinking about and working towards one thing, a college degree. And why not? According to one recent study, in 2015 college grads earned 56% more than… Continue Reading

Sen. Richard Durbin Discusses College Loan Debt With NIU Students

Sen. Richard Durbin Discusses College Loan Debt With NIU Students

[Music] [Narrator]: On Friday, August 29th, Senator Dick Durbin spoke with NIU students, alumni, and President Doug Baker about a proposed bill that would help ease the difficulties of repaying college debt. [Sen. Durbin]: I think if members of the… Continue Reading