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Price Points

Finance officers try to change the conversation about tuition discounting and push for more integration of budget and enrollment functions at their annual meeting this week.

The New Perkins Loan

College presidents applaud Obama administration's commitment to the program, but worry about some proposed changes.

Thank You for the Scholarship

At some colleges, students must write a note to the donor before getting their funds released.

Discounting the Bottom Line

Unprecedented increases in tuition discounting during the recession led to financial constraints for many private colleges, study finds.

Need vs. Merit

After disappointing enrollments in last year's freshman class, Wentworth dramatically expands need-based aid.

Is Pell Too Big?

As deficit crunch threatens to squeeze bedrock student aid program, even some supporters say time has come to examine its efficiency.

Generous, but Not So Generous

Yale and Stanford both move to ask more of families at the upper income levels of aid eligibility.

Presidents Plot Push for Aid Changes

At meeting of small-college leaders, advocates for need-based assistance envision agreement among peers to limit aid awarded for academic merit.