Paying Their Way

For some students, an increase in tuition or fees means leaning more on their parents for funds. For others, paying their way through college is an entirely different game.

For some students, an increase in tuition or fees means leaning more on their parents for funds. For others, paying their way through college is an entirely different game.
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Obama protects students

Chances are if you’re reading this, you have student loan debt. You may have a federal subsidized or unsubsidized loan, a loan through your school or your parents may have even taken out a plus loan to help cover the costs of your education. Between my younger brother and I,
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Letter to the editor: Nov. 16

Tuition supports financial aid  The Daily Californian’s Nov. 13 op-ed “Tuition rollbacks will not hurt financial aid” presents an inaccurate impression of financial aid assistance provided by UC Berkeley. A review of the facts makes clear that funds from tuition provide a critical source of funding for students receiving financial
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California financial aid has increased along with tuition

According to a report released Monday, California awarded almost $1.3 billion in financial aid in 2010-11. The figure represents a 22 percent increase from the previous year — a significant rise when compared to the 2.5 percent average increase in state financial aid across the United States.
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Recently approved state budget provides no relief to UC

Although California legislators met their constitutional deadline and approved a $92.1 billion budget on Friday, the university still faces cost increases over the next fiscal year that could lead to a tuition hike at the next UC Board of Regents meeting in July. Seven budget bills passed in both houses well before
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