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No support offered to the middle class

Rachel Reyes // April 11, 2017

Going to college is going to get even harder for students who receive minimal financial aid benefits with governor Jerry Brown's plan to cut out the Middle-Class Scholarship.The scholarship helps families...

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Middle Class Scholarship needs to stay

Megan Mann // January 20, 2015

This country's idea of a middle-class family is really skewed. Take my family for example. For my first two Free Applications for Federal Student Aid, I was denied scholarships and most grants due...

Matt Murphy

Financial aid leaves middle-class students behind

Matt Murphy // March 12, 2014

There was a time, in a galaxy far, far away, when the words "public education" meant more than they do now. Putting the word public next to an institution's name used to mean that it was accessible and...

New scholarship helps middle-income students

Nathan Lehmann // February 3, 2014

A new financial aid scholarship geared toward helping students from middle-class backgrounds is in early stages of development for implementation in the next academic year. Undergraduate students attending...

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