As the annual trek back to campus begins, we examine the options available to cover those hefty tuition bills, including new types of loans, grants and new tools for repayment. We discuss how families navigate the landscape of funding options and government forms. And we take a look at whether families are having that kitchen-table conversation about the high cost of higher education earlier in the college search process.
- Brennan Barnard, Director of College Counseling for the Derryfield School; he also writes on the college admissions process for the Washington Post, the Huffington Post and Concord Monitor.
- Goldie Blumenstyk is a Senior Writer for the Chronicle Of Higher Education and the author of "American Higher Education in Crisis? What Everyone Needs to Know". She is also co-creator of a new reporting project at the Chronicle focused on innovation in higher education, called “Re:Learning | Mapping the new Education Landscape”.
- Wendy Lindsay, Senior Director with the New England Board of Higher Education.
- Rich Neilsen, Education Loan Program Manager with the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation. He also worked in college admissions counseling for eight years.
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