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Want to Apply for Reduced Tuition at Out of State Schools?

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  Aside from buying a home, the sticker shock of college is probably the second biggest heart attack moment in one’s life, especially when comparing in-state and out-of-state tuitions. There’s a program, Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) for students who live in the 15 member states (which includes California!), they are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state. Most schools do not require proof of financial need to receive the discount. Here’s a list of participating schools. The WUE reduced tuition rate is not…

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Trump to Offer Exclusive Contract to Service US Student Loans

Graduates arrive for commencement at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, United States May 16, 2015. REUTERS/Noah Berger

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration will soon offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies, officials said on Friday. The U.S. Education Department, led by Trump pick…

Trump Seeks to Shrink Federal Role in Education with New Order

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to review the U.S. government’s role in school policy, which supporters cheered as the first step in creating more local control in education and critics worried could lead to lower quality schools in poorer neighborhoods. DeVos has…

New York Rolling Out Free Tuition Plan for Many Students

By Gina Cherelus NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sotiris Charalampous spent the past two years juggling school and work in an effort to save enough money to pay for his college tuition. However, a new initiative by the state could mean the rest of the sophomore’s education costs him nothing at…

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