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February is Financial Aid Awareness MonthThink You Can’t Afford College? Think Again!
The cost to attend college can seem insurmountable for a large number of Virginia students. But during February – Financial Aid Awareness Month – the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) wants students to know that there are many ways – some free – to help pay for college.

Del. David ReidLegislative Proposals Address Costs of College
"Since 2007, tuition at Virginia’s public colleges and universities has increased an average of 80 percent ...The rising cost of a college education prompted Del. David Reid, D-Loudoun, to file a bill to cap increases in tuition and mandatory fees at state institutions." reports Virginia Business.

Photo Caption: Del. David Reid has filed a bill to cap increases in tuition and fees at state institutions. Photo Credit: VCU Capital News Service


Virginia's Top Asset is Higher EducationColumn (Nancy Agee and Victoria Harker): Amazon's Verdict: Higher Education is Virginia's Top Asset
"Many other states offered the high-tech giant far more financial inducement. So how did the Old Dominion emerge the winner in this New Economy sweepstakes? The difference was our state’s top-ranked higher education system and our leaders’ bipartisan commitment to invest in talent," according to this column published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.


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