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President Obama Meets with Family Struggling with College Costs, April 28, 2009

President Obama Meets with Family Struggling with College Costs,

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

______________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 24, 2009

 

President Obama Meets with Family Struggling with College Costs, Underscores Need to Eliminate Wasteful Spending in Federal Student Loan Program, Reinvest Savings in Making College More Affordable

 

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON HIGHER EDUCATION April 28, 2009

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON HIGHER EDUCATION

For Immediate Release                      April 24, 2009

 

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT

ON HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Diplomatic Reception Room

 

1:46 P.M. EDT

 

Scholarship: Little People, Dwarfism April 28, 2009

April 24, 2009 WASHINGTON – President Obama Meets with Family Struggling with College Costs,Underscores Need to Eliminate Wasteful Spending in Federal Student LoanProgram, Reinvest Savings in Making College More Affordable

Resources, Scholarships for U.S. Students Seeking to Study Abroad April 25, 2009

While there is some basic information that will apply to most campuses,you must meet with your education abroad adviser to learn the specificsabout education abroad opportunities and processes at your homeinstitution. The links and information provided will provide you withsome of this basic information, but cannot substitute for meetings withyour study abroad, financial aid, and academic advisers.http://www.nafsa.org/students.sec

Obama's Serve America Act: A New Way to Earn Cash for College? (VIDEO) April 24, 2009

President Barack Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, freeing up $5.7 billion to expand AmeriCorps and to increase volunteer opportunities across the country. Obama signed the bill into law at a Washington, D.C., charter school with Sen. Kennedy present, along with former President Bill Clinton, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and other noted dignitaries.to law at a Washington, D.C., charter school with Sen. Kennedy present, along with former President Bill Clinton, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and other noted dignitaries.

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens: A Parent's Guide April 21, 2009

Publication from the National Institute of Mental Health answers common questions about children and teens with bipolar disorder, including how it is diagnosed and treated. http://tinyurl.com/cv558w

 

Mental Health on Campus April 21, 2009

Mental Health on Campus

Inside Higer Ed. April 21, 2009| One in every four college students has seriously considered suicide, according to a new national study of campus counseling centers. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/04/21/ving

Statistics/Research: NPSAS:08 First Look Report and Data now Available April 14, 2009

The National Center for Education Statistics within the Institute of Education Sciences has released the first round of results from the 2008 National Student Postsecondary Aid Study (NPSAS:08). This nationally representative study provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive look at postsecondary student characteristics and student financial aid for the 2007-08 academic year.

First Look.
The First Look report focuses on the types and sources of student financial aid, including loans and grants from federal, state, and institutional resources.

Grant Resources

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2015-2016 Planning Ahead: Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

September 24, 2015

While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has b