Grants vs. loans



In your editorial of May 17 about rethinking college in today’s world, there is some misleading information. The editorial implies that poor students receive only grants while middle class students receive only loans.
This is false. Almost all students who do not receive full ride academic scholarships receive a portion of their financial aid package in loans.
The things that vary are the total amount of loans, the percentage that is made up of loans, and the type of loan— subsidize...

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