Students Missing Out on Financial Aid

(CNN) — When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts. But new nationwide research shows that our country’s high school seniors are not doing all they can to get the financial aid they might need. Many students are leaving real money on the table by missing out on financial aid because they’re not … Continue reading »

Some Colleges Help Pay Student Loans

(CNN) — Trying to draw in more students, a small but growing number of colleges are now agreeing to help students pay back their student loans. The loan repayment assistance programs cover student loan bills until the students secure a job that pays well. Once the undergraduates earn enough to afford to pay those bills, … Continue reading »

LCC to Host College Info Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Can going to college change your life? Some education professionals think so. And Thursday night is your chance to meet them. Lane Community College will hold its free College Night on Nov. 14. Presentations will include how to choose the right college, the application process, financial aid and more. You can even … Continue reading »

Interview: LCC Preview Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of high school seniors are heading Thursday to Lane Community College for Preview Night, a chance to visit the campus and learn more about Lane’s academic and career training programs. They can also learn about financial aid. It’s a big decision determining whether to go to college. Helen Garrett, LCC’s Dean … Continue reading »

4J Offers Financial Aid Clinics

EUGENE, Ore. — Important financial aid deadlines are fast approaching for college bound seniors. New this year, 4J is offering a federal pilot program to help students and families complete the process. Graduation is right around the corner. Next stop for many students–higher education be it a four year university, community college or technical school. … Continue reading »

LCC to Host Financial Aid Event

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Community College Financial Aid Department will be hosting a college night to help students with financial options. Yearly tuition to attend LCC–that includes three terms–is about $3,200. Add to that, books, which is about $1,200. Now factor in housing. Students looking to attend LCC can learn how to cover those … Continue reading »