Cost-conscious students look to save on college

Prospective college students and colleges themselves must get creative with how to address tough times ahead. Especially when the word “recession” is in the back of everyone’s mind.

A flurry of articles about increasing community college enrollments & other cost-saving strategies highlight that students are looking for good deals as the economic downturn affects college and higher education institutions.

Some recent cost-conscious headlines:

The 4 Rules of Paying for College in a Recession (US News)

Junior College Squeeze (Newsweek)

Cost-conscious students turn to community colleges (The Tribune-Democrat)

Students Face Challenges Paying for College (The Citizen – Laconia)

Colleges Give New Aid to Keep Students Afloat (Chicago Tribune)

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