Ron Lieber, NY Times Columnist, on Debunking the Complexity of College Education and the…

After navigating the system and successfully applying for financial aid, New York Times columnist, personal finance expert and author, Ron Lieber made it his life’s mission to demystify the complexity and help students and their families discover smart ways that they can “beat the system” to get the best value at a reasonable cost. We also discuss his book, The Price You Pay for College, that was released today.

In today’s episode, you’ll find out:

✅ How colleges financially take advantage of incoming college students
✅ The one hack Lieber says you need to pay less for college
✅ How to ask for a financial aid appeal to get more money for college
✅ How financial aid is disproportionately disadvantages low-income students and people of color
✅ What is merit aid and how did it become so popular at colleges
✅ Why state universities have honors colleges
✅ Whether an honors college is worth it
✅ Why using adjuncts and non-tenured positions don’t lower tuition costs
✅ What is ‘administrative blot’ and why it’s good for students
✅ How college choice impacts the person your marry
✅ Why Lieber doesn’t think the tax bomb is going to be as big as you think
✅ The reason Lieber thinks raising federal borrowing limits can help borrowers
✅ Why you should assume your servicer will screw up the reinstatement of your loan payment
✅ What Lieber predicts will happen to student loans in a Biden administration
✅ Where to get a copy of Lieber’s new book, The Price You Pay for College

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