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Financial Aid — The Music Video

Financial Aid — The Music Video

How one former student turned frustration into art. Vega Tigarrius knows the difficulty of dealing with financial aid. Like many students he got the runaround, and even dropped his classes while attending Middle Tennessee State University. But out of frustration came [...]

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Refund Check “Ballin’”

Refund Check “Ballin’”

Doing the right thing--or not--with financial aid checks. Financial aid refund checks come in at the start of every semester. With 87 percent of students at CCNY taking out school loans, many receive the check, the remaining money a student receives [...]

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Untangling Your Financial Aid

Untangling Your Financial Aid

Don’t let confusion about your money stress you out by Carrie Jeremy  The financial aid office, located in the Willie Administration Building Room 104 is one busy place. At this time of year, students flood the office verifying that all the [...]

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Which Candidate Is Best for Us? 10-18-12

Which Candidate Is Best for Us? 10-18-12

City Never Sleeps by Joyce Li Which candidate represents the college student body?: In case you haven't noticed, the cost of a college education has been steadily rising over the past two years. In addition to the slow economy, people graduating [...]

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Why the Long Wait for Financial Aid?

Why the Long Wait for Financial Aid?

Aggravated students weigh in By Jennifer De Leon  The CCNY financial aid office should think about offering a complimentary pillow and blanket, with the student’s average wait ranging from two to four hours. According to the financial aid website, more than 70 [...]

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Emergency $$$

Emergency $$$

Find out ways CCNY offers money to help students with rising college costs. by Kritzie Roberts. Last semester, Chavonne Hodges came “this close” to dropping out of City College. A flood destroyed her home in Queens and almost everything inside, including her schoolbooks. [...]

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Got Debt?

Got Debt?

With only two months left in the semester, some students are thinking ahead to summertime. But there's only thing on Yeraldin Reyes' mind: her college loan. "Being a student with a five-year-old daughter is kinda complicated because between managing working [...]

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Got Debt?

Got Debt?

With only two months left in the semester, some students are thinking ahead to summertime. But there's only thing on Yeraldin Reyes' mind: her college loan. "Being a student with a five-year-old daughter is kinda complicated because between managing working [...]

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