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Making College Affordable

Providing Low-Income Students with the Knowledge and Resources Needed to Pay for College

Posted: November 8, 2017
Authors: Crystal Coker, Ph.D., Jennifer Glynn, Ph.D.
Organizations: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The report examines the numerous barriers preventing low-income students from enrolling and persisting in college, including concerns over high tuition and fees, lack of clarity on award amounts and duration, and a limited understanding of how financial aid works. "Making College Affordable" offers 11 best practices to institutions to help students pay for college and stay in school.

Making College Affordable