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College Should Be Free

Kelsey Story | Staff Writer Going to college can be an exciting experience, but it is also expensive. One of the challenges that college students, even incoming freshmen, face today is expensive tuition. Some colleges are so expensive they can be unaffordable for students looking for a decent education. According ...

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Obama moves FAFSA filing date to October

WILL FISHER | NEWS EDITOR   The date to file for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has changed to Saturday, Oct. 1, three months earlier than the previous filing time. President Barack Obama changed the filing date from Jan. 1, following recommendations from the Department of Education. ...

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APSU accepts Tennessee Promise

>>By Candice Snow, Assistant Features Editor Beginning in fall 2015, APSU will accept the Tennessee Promise scholarship to help cover tuition costs. The scholarship was previously offered to graduating high school seniors planning to attend community college, but can now be used by APSU students seeking an associate’s degree in ...

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Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. The mistake primarily stems from an online form change to the Free Application ...

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As price of college rises, so does federal aid

KEVIN FREKING Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress or the courts may still have more work to do before the VA can start providing federal benefits to married, same-sex couples, according to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The Supreme Court ruled in June that a law, the federal Defense of ...

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Student Vets Organization honors APSU for military focus

» By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer The national Student Veterans Association presented APSU with an award of excellence on Monday, March 18, for the university’s excellence in serving their military students. The award was presented by APSU’s Student Veteran’s Organization, the campus chapter of the Student Veterans Association. As the ...

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