24 Aug 2016

Simplified FAFSA to launch in October

Long lines snaked around the Student Services Building on Monday, Aug. 22 as students anxiously waited to speak with financial aid counselors. “It’s crazy, it gets stacked up here every

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22 Sep 2014

California grants first ever scholarship for middle-class students

The first state scholarship for middle-class students is being offered to nearly 73,000 attendees of California public university systems, according to a California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) spokesperson. The Middle

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05 Sep 2012

Cal Grant awards cut by 5 percent

With today’s economic struggles, another cut to California’s higher education budget looms over Cal Grant holders and college students this year. The California Student Aid Commission recently announced that Cal Grant awards

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16 May 2012

Student loan interest rates may double next academic year

Between rising tuition, severe budget cuts and a possible interest rate increase on college loans, students are growing frustrated with the cost of higher education. Not long ago, national student

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02 May 2012

Rising student loan interest rates, lack of financial aid pose obstacles for education

From the current debate between the White House and the House of Representatives regarding student loan interest rates to a current California proposal that would make college more affordable for

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01 May 2012

Congresswoman Jackie Speier speaks to SF State seniors about student loan debt

In an effort to raise student voices in the fight against the pending increase in student loan interest rates, Congresswoman Jackie Speier paid a visit to SF Statetoday to meet

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SFSU graduation
21 Sep 2011

More graduates behind or defaulting on student loans

While many college students are rationing their student loans by living on a Top Ramen diet, this may be only the beginning of their financial woes. Students nationwide are having

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