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Financial Aid

(CBS)

KCBS In Depth: College Admissions And Cost

Is getting a college education or earning your degree worth it in these tough economic times? Ben Kaplan, an expert on college scholarships and admissions expert, says absolutely.

11/18/2013

Students at City College of San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Vote On Fee Waivers Could Impact Bay Area Community College Students

The governing board for the California’s community college system will vote on a plan that would require students to maintain at least a C-average to remain eligible for a fee waiver.

11/09/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

UC President Napolitano Pledges $5M For Students Living In US Illegally

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she’s devoting $5 million to provide special counseling and financial aid to students living illegally in the U.S.

10/30/2013

(CBS)

Enrollment Scam Robs Contra Costa College Of Financial Aid Money

Once the students picked up their financial aid checks, they managed to either stop enrollment or withdrew from class without the college realizing it, and pocketed nearly $3,000 each.

04/15/2013

(CBS)

California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial Aid

Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.

03/01/2013

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Cal Grant Eligibility Rules Put Squeeze On For-Profit Colleges

A state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.

01/07/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Thousands Of California Students Losing Aid Money

California’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the California Student Aid Commission announced Tuesday.

08/02/2012

(AP)

Former Recruiters Claim Fraud At Academy Of Art In San Francisco

Four former recruiters at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco are accusing school officials of using an illegal compensation plan to cheat the federal government out of millions of dollars in financial aid.

07/14/2012

San Francisco State University (SFSU)

SF State Petition Spurs CSU To Reverse Cuts To Graduate Student Grants

Less than a week after Chancellor Charles Reed ordered that $90 million of financial aid be reallocated from tuition grants, abruptly eliminating a vital source of support for 20,000 grad students at all 23 CSU campuses, university officials announced the grant program had been saved.

04/19/2012

UC Berkeley, Cal

UC Berkeley Launches Middle-Class Financial Aid Program

The University of California, Berkeley is launching a new financial aid program for middle-class students.

12/14/2011

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