With savings and investments dwindling, unemployment on the rise, many families find themselves questioning whether they can afford a college education in today’s economy. However, there are many available ways to meet college costs. WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s PM Drive News Anchor and New England Business Editor, Anthony Silva hosts a panel of distinguished college experts including: William R. Fitzsimmons, Harvard University Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid; John Mahoney, Boston College Director of Undergraduate Admission; Liliana Mickle, University of Massachusetts – Boston Director of Undergraduate Admissions; Dr. James Samels, President and CEO of The Education Alliance and Dr. Joseph Moore, President of Lesley University, for an in-depth discussion on how to determine a financial strategy that meets your educational goals and financial needs.
Dr. James Samels, President and CEO of The Education Alliance, discusses the default rates on student loans and the idea of considering the “return on learning.” The panel discusses financial opportunities for middle class families.
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