Author Archive | Tina Kapinos

three-year degree plan

Three-year Degree Path Means Big Savings for Students

Graduating in less than four years can dramatically cut college costs. But traditional routes, such as loading up on AP classes in high school, are no guarantee that students will be able to earn their college degrees sooner. That’s why a handful of colleges are now offering students a three-year degree path—at a savings that […]

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technology showcase

Grand Valley’s Technology Showcase Aims to Improve Learning by Putting the Latest Gadgets into the Hands of Faculty, Students

The Grand Valley State University Technology Showcase in Allendale, Mich., is offering opportunities for students and teachers to learn in new ways. Prominently situated within the school’s library, the 3-year- old Technology Showcase is less of a place to gawk at the latest gadgets and more of a hands-on lab where students and faculty can discover how to […]

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Income Share Agreements VS Student Loans

Income Share Agreements: Better than Loans?

For families struggling for a way to pay for college without saddling themselves or their children with decades of debt, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., is offering a new option—the Income Share Agreement. Already in use in countries outside of North America, Income Share Agreements  (ISA) are beginning to take hold in the United States, with Purdue’s […]

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