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Student Loans an Issue

Student Loans an Issue

[bbrvideo]BBR_Reid_S5_Loans[/bbrvideo] Anchor Intro: One of the things most synonymous with a four year college are student loans. Reporter Chip Reid tells shows us how students and the office of financial aid are dealing with their loans. At Kent State, 3 out of 4 people will take out some sort of student loan before they graduate. However, the number of graduates who have either yet to pay or are unable to pay their loans is 12% at the university. If the…

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Tuition Continues to Rise

Tuition Continues to Rise

Despite the very real possibility of free community colleges, many universities, including Kent State, continue to raise tuition. A big reason may have a lot to do with scholarship money. [bbrvideo]BBR_DERWIN_S5_TUITION[/bbrvideo] At Kent State’s faculty senate meeting on March 9th, a proposal was announced to increase Kent State’s tuition by two percent. In the past four years, tuition has already increased by over $1,000. This proposal is on the heels of President Barack Obama’s push to make community college free…

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Money, Money, Money

Money, Money, Money

For the average Kent State student, financial aid is vital to their enrollment at the university. And in a few special cases, students no longer need to worry about their financial situations. [bbrvideo]BBR_DERWIN_S4_MONEY_1[/bbrvideo] Some say that money makes the world go ’round. And it’s unquestioned that financial aid often plays a big role in every prospective student’s college decision. Approximately 70 percent of Kent State students receive some sort of financial aid. And then there are students like Layne Gerbig whose…

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