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A simpler FAFSA could increase applicants

“When you tell families, ‘This is the expected family contribution,’ it’s pretty crude. It puts [the student] in a sense of inferiority, this is what your family is supposed to do for the college experience,” said Jackson Nell, senior research analyst at EAB, a Washington-based education research company. 

January 21, 2021 | Community College Daily

Paying a Price for Being Wealthy

Little-noticed provision in new COVID-19 relief bill would slash aid for colleges and universities with large endowments in half.


January 6, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed

Community colleges hit hard by the pandemic

“The storm right now for community colleges is a perfect one. It’s actually very terrible financially for them,” said Jackson Nell, an analyst at EAB, a consulting firm.

January 25, 2021 | Marketplace

Undergrad With Mom and Dad?

A program offering free classes to parents of Holy Names University students may look like an admissions ploy. But experts think the idea could successfully boost student retention.

January 25, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed

EAB Press Releases

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EAB to Enhance Its Student Success Collaborative by Acquiring Starfish

The combined company will accelerate advancements in student success and equity in higher education

February 18, 2021 | EAB

Milwaukee Area Colleges Commit to National “Moon Shot for Equity”

EAB launches initiative to erase equity gaps in college completion for underserved student populations.

October 20, 2020 | EAB

EAB Acquires Cappex, a Leading College Research and Decision Platform

The union will help EAB partner schools find, engage, and enroll new students despite market volatility.

September 9, 2020 | EAB

EAB Outlines Five Things School Districts Should Do This Fall

Firm shares insights from more than a hundred district leaders on how to safely educate students.

August 26, 2020 | EAB

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