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Students on campus

College finance Q&A: Middle-income students

Counselor News
December, 2014

We asked one of our college’s financial aid directors to answer the question: How do middle-income families pay for college?

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Check out our campuses

The Bridge: Parent News
December, 2014

A slideshow from this fall may be one way to check out campuses; virtual tour options are worth considering too. Or you can go old school and visit on foot.

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December 2014 worth reading

Counselor News
December, 2014

These are some recent articles or resources that counselors might find useful.

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December 2014 campus news for parents

The Bridge: Parent News
December, 2014

Recent news items from our campuses.

4-year graduation productivity

Who gets more students through in four years?

December, 2014

When looking at how well Minnesota’s higher ed institutions get students through school, our member institutions outperform the four-year public schools.

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December 2014 higher ed news

December, 2014

A few articles we think are worth reading.

84% apply for aid

Quick fact: Students applying for aid

December, 2014

84% of first-year students at our colleges apply for financial aid by filing a FAFSA. For those first-year students applying for financial aid, median family income is $89,000. That means half have incomes above $89,000; half have incomes below.

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Paying it forward through do-good jobs

December, 2014

Some grads from our colleges start work focused on improving the lives of others. Read about two grads who made that choice, along with a senior who is thinking through the choices she’ll be making.”

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December 2014 all around the campuses

December, 2014

Brief campus news highlights

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Courses provoke thought

December, 2014

Sometime during college, students are going to find themselves in courses that stand out in some way. Here are four courses that are getting students to dig deeper.

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December 2014 briefs from the Council

December, 2014

Short news items.

November 2014 Did you know?

Counselor News
November, 2014

The average net price for first-year students’ tuition at our colleges is $14,469 because students receive an average of $19,340 in institutional, state and federal grants, covering 57% of tuition costs.

November 2014 worth reading

Counselor News
November, 2014

Here are some recent articles or resources that counselors might find useful:

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Holiday concerts (and more)

Thu, 11/20/2014 - Sun, 12/14/2014

Many of our member colleges present holiday concerts and services — and there's an art sale too. Make plans today to attend one.

It’s about value

Counselor News
November, 2014

Although financial aid often significantly lowers the out-of-pocket cost, attending our colleges is still an investment. So it’s important that families understand our value — what they “get” for their money:

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