On Midmorning today: College admission and loans

Here’s what’s up at 9 a.m. on Midmorning:

It’s crunch time for high school seniors, their parents and colleges and universities all across the country. Students are opening the mail to see if they “got in.” Parents anxiously wait to learn how much financial aid they’ll receive. And institutions hold they key to it all.


  • Andrew Ferguson: Senior Editor at The Weekly Standard and author of “Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course on Getting his Kid Into College.”
  • Marty O’Connell: Executive Director of Colleges That Change Lives, Inc. (CTCL), a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.

At 10 a.m.:

How to pay off your student loans

The recession has not been kind to college graduates. After earning degrees, young adults are struggling to find jobs while facing high student loan debt.10:06 a.m.

Ruth Hayden: Financial educator and author of “Start Where You Are.”