“Enroll full time. Get more aid.” That’s the message California community colleges are sending to students. Full-time students, who are more likely to complete a degree, can use extra aid for living expenses.
Also on Community College Spotlight: California won’t provide Cal Grants to students enrolling at colleges and universities with high loan default and dropout rates. The new rule will hit for-profit colleges the hardest but applies to all postsecondary institutions.