Tag: affordability


The worst colleges cost the most for low-income students

Posted on July 15th, 2016

Many students and families assume that the more expensive a college is, the more prestigious and the higher its quality.

This leads some families to overpay for college under the assumption that there is a positive correlation between price and education quality.

But a recent report from Third Way found that that’s not the case.

In fact, they found the lowest-ranked colleges charged low- and moderate-income students more than higher-ranked schools.

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CFG founders give advice to families paying for college

Posted on October 8th, 2014

"You need to treat choosing a college like a business transaction, not an emotional transaction." -- CFG Co-founder Andy Leardini

As parents of college-bound students know, applying to college is more than a financial decision–it’s an emotional one as well. Our founders Rick Ross and Andy Leardini recently appeared on¬†Winging it! Buffalo Style to discuss the challenges families and students face¬†when choosing a college and figuring out how to pay for it. Taking the emotion […]

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