I have worked for nearly 30 years at a large state university with more than 20,000 students. An objective of my office is to gather information that will help decision-makers to make wise decisions. We collect a huge amount of …

Frank J. Doherty, Ph.D May 24, 2016

Your decision about whether you want to go to school in-state or out-of-state has more pressing consequences than whether or not you want to be able to go home for dinner. It is, in fact, a very important factor in …

Seth Marsh, CUED-IN May 02, 2016

Few of us can pay out of pocket for our entire college bill. If you are not one of those fortunate few, you’ll have to have some financial aid backing. Financial aid comes in several forms: grants, scholarships, loans and …

Seth Marsh, CUED-IN Apr 20, 2016

The Finance textbook answer you will often hear is that debt is good when it helps you make money and bad when it costs or loses you money. And that logic is hard to argue with on a theoretical level.   This …

James W. Smith Apr 13, 2016

Before deciding on a college, you’ll have to narrow down your choice by choosing Public or Private. Ahh yes, the age-old question… Let’s start out with a bit of good news – as far as your salary after graduation goes, …

Seth Marsh, CUED-IN Apr 05, 2016

According to Bloomberg Business, college costs have skyrocketed by a 500% increase since 1985. In turn, student loan debt in the U.S. continues to increase by about $2700 every second (yes, you read that right, every second). We’re somewhere in …

Seth Marsh, CUED-IN Mar 24, 2016

  America has taken education for granted. Sure, we’ve all heard that before. I can’t say this thought ever bothered me much until I took a trip to Kenya and was hit in the face with my own lack of …

Seth Marsh, CUED-IN Mar 22, 2016