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Conference on Student Loans

Oct 25, 2013, 9:00 am-5:15 pm EDT
Michigan Union, Anderson Room
The opening plenary session will take place on Thursday, October 24 and feature a Policy Talks @ the Ford School lecture with Roberto Rodríguez, special assistant to the president for education policy. Click here to read more about the plenary session with Roberto Rodríguez. About the conference: This topic has received extensive popular media coverage, but there has been a paucity of rigorous research, and what little there is has been isolated. The goal of the conference is twofold.
Ford School
EPI Speaker Series

Information and college attendance: Evidence from a randomized trial

Apr 17, 2013, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public. About the Presentation: Improving students' access to information about college attendance and affordability is a simple, inexpensive intervention which has received much attention in policy circles. The hope is that providing accurate information to potential college students may dramatically improve their ability to calibrate the costs and benefits of college. Many have argued that providing information early in their high school years might build more expectations about college attendance.