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March 2014 briefs

March, 2014

Short news items.

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Gov. Dayton leads on financial aid

March, 2014

The Minnesota Private College Council is asking legislators to increase State Grants — as proposed this week by the governor.

Think you know about private colleges? Test your knowledge.

March, 2014

Here’s a chance to find out just how accurate your knowledge is about us — take our short quiz.

Fact you can use

March 2014 fact you can use

March, 2014

34% of Minnesota undergraduates at our colleges are State Grant recipients who come from low- and middle-income families. Over the last five years the number of State Grant recipients at our colleges has grown by more than 1,000.

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March 2014 campus news

March, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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College planning: middle school isn’t too early

February, 2014

New content on the Council’s website addresses why — and how — parents should start thinking about college in middle school.

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February 2014 briefs

February, 2014

Short news items.

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Private universities lead in meeting workforce needs with master’s degrees

February, 2014

After years of focusing on meeting market needs, Minnesota Private College Council institutions award more master’s degrees than either of the two public university systems.

February 2014 fact you can use

February, 2014

The average net price for first-year, full-time dependent students at our institutions whose families had incomes of less than $50,000, was just over $5,300 in 2011-12 (the most recent year for which data are available).

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February 2014 campus news

February, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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College libraries remain relevant

February, 2014

Gone are the days of librarians whispering “shhhh” to noisy visitors. Welcome to the library of the digital age; now boasting coffee shops, yoga classes and the latest in technology.

Getting ready for college in middle school

February, 2014

Many families have questions about how early they should start thinking about college. With our new web resources, parents can begin to answer some of those questions.

Ways counselors can use the Paying for College videos

February, 2014

When it comes to using the Paying for College videos, let us start to count the ways. View some options for counselors to consider.

Encourage campus visits with Minnesota Private College Week

February, 2014

Consider encouraging your sophomores and juniors and their parents to include campus visits in their summer plans during Minnesota Private College Week, running June 23-27, 2014.

Worth reading

February, 2014

Here are some recent articles that we think are worthwhile.

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