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Article by emcorbet
April 16, 2012

How the evil universe views college students

Dear non-seniors, It has come to our attention that the most recently graduating class of 2012 did not pay enough for college. While most SU students spent approximately $200,000 on their education, we now deem this is not enough. (Which honestly surprised us – we originally anticipated that charging students roughly $20 per meal at... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
March 8, 2011

Budget cuts force university students to devise get-rich-quick schemes

No Pell Grants, few scholarships, and limited loan activity. Campusbasement has already presented you with the 5 steps to getting financial aid but despite those steps, recent budget cuts are costing students their body parts to pay for school.  “I don’t know how I am going to pay for school anymore,” says USC junior Clyde... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
February 8, 2011

The 5 Steps to Receiving Financial Aid from Your University

Given the yearly tuition increases at colleges nationwide, paying for education is no small feat. That’s why we’ve created this handy list of ways in which you can increase your likelihood of receiving more financial aid! Step 1) Add an ethnic-sounding suffix to your last name Fact: Names ending with “-onzalez” or “-chu”  statistically receive more scholarships and grants... MORE »

Article by Piliour
September 20, 2010

Cornell to Complicate Financial Aid Process

Effective in the Fall 2011 semester, Cornell University will make the process of applying for financial aid “completely impossible,” according to the Office of the Registrar.   “We’re pretty low on money,” announced the Office of the Registrar, “and the easiest way to solve that problem is”¦you guessed it, to make getting financial aid even... MORE »