All posts tagged "financial-aid"

  • Meal plan mishaps

    Since the beginning of the school year, some students have been unknowingly using QCash to pay for their meals instead of using their meal plan. Most students who have encountered the problem have had issues with their...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Financial Aid experiences tight budget

    The budget for the Financial Aid Department is “tight” this year, Associate Vice President and University Director of Financial Aid Dominic Yoia said. This means the office did not have sufficient funds for students who asked for...

    • Posted February 28, 2016
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  • How much is too much?

    The thought of student loan debt can be overwhelming to some college students, especially as getting a degree becomes less of an option for people across America. On a list of colleges that leave graduates with the...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Wreck: Work study struggles

    Quinnipiac’s campus, education and student life all come with a pretty high price. While most students that come to Quinnipiac are not penny pinching, some need help along the way, so they apply for work study. Quinnipiac’s...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • SALT program helps dissolve student loans

    Students can learn how to be financially responsible through the online program SALT, according to Dominic Yoia, associate vice president and university director of financial aid. The financial aid office partnered with the American Student Assistance (ASA)...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Financial aid website clarified after investigation

    Quinnipiac and more than 100 colleges may have violated the Higher Education Act, according to a Feb. 3 letter from a Maryland congressman to the Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. In a Democratic Committee investigation led by...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Drowning in debt

    The average undergraduate at Quinnipiac will graduate with $44,000 in student loan debt, according to Dominic Yoia, the university director of financial aid. Of the 6,541 undergraduate students enrolled at the university for the 2013-14 school year,...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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  • Government shutdown has minimal effect on university

    The federal government has been shutdown since Oct. 1, but most students are not feeling its effect. “It’s kind of hard to assess whether or not the government shutdown affects students as a demographic,” junior political science...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • Quinnipiac tuition rises 27 percent since 2008-09

    Returning Quinnipiac students and incoming freshmen will have to reach a little deeper into their pockets next fall if they intend to pay for their education. Quinnipiac’s Board of Trustees decided to raise tuition by $1,330 for...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Off-campus work study takes downturn

    There has been a significant drop in the number of students applying for off-campus work study positions from the last academic year compared to this past fall, according to Quinnipiac University administrators. Quinnipiac University’s Office of Community...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Financial aid office stands by budget

    This year, Quinnipiac University ranked fifth on the Princeton Review’s list of schools with the worst financial aid. Associate Vice President and University Director of Financial Aid Dominic Yoia said the school has been on the list...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Student loan interest rates may double in July

    On July 1, Congress will vote on whether to keep the current 3.4 percent student loan interest rate or double it to 6.8 percent. This rate hike will affect the subsidized Stafford Loan, which is the most...

    • Posted April 30, 2012
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