Thursday, October 22, 2020
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UMKC students face financial difficulties and frustration with FAFSA

Midterms are in full swing and the semester is picking up fast. While students are focusing on courses and their wellbeing, another...

COVID-19’s impact on UMKC’s admissions process, budget

With COVID-19 spreading like wildfire, universities across the country are trying to find new ways to recruit students during quarantine. UMKC’s Office...

Tips to avoid the student debt crisis

Nearly 20 million Americans attend college each year, and 60 percent of students borrow money via student loans to cover the cost of education....

SIFE Financial Corner

The Financial Aid Office A trip to the Financial Aid Office can be difficult for many students. Often one will wait in line and end...

Taking the aid out

Most college students can agree that dealing with financial aid is like walking on egg shells: uncomfortable, painful and very inconvenient. In my five years...

Letter to the Editor

A bittersweet occasion For the many of us that were inspired, consoled and tolerated (as rebellious youth bent on challenging “the system”) by Erl Suni...

E-mail from Financial Aid and Scholarship office a false alarm

On Dec. 29, the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office sent out an e-mail that spread panic and worry among many students. The Satisfactory Academic Progress...

Rumors of wrongful charges adressed

Unlike some colleges and universities, UMKC’s Cashiers and Collections office assesses a finance charge on late payments to student accounts. The policy, shared by all...

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