Florida Matters: The Cost of College
High school seniors are starting to get their final acceptance letters - hopefully - from the colleges of their choice. While they celebrate, parents are trying to figure out how to pay for it all.
This week on Florida Matters we're talking about the high cost of college and exploring some options for families in need of assistance.
Our guests include:
- Dameion Lovett: Campus Director of University Scholarships and Financial Aid Services at the University of South Florida.
- Lynn Hatter: News Director at WFSU, education reporter for Florida Public Radio.
- Cathy Carter: WUSF education reporter
Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1
Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.
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