Federal financial aid awarding and distribution has been an ongoing problem in the US. Both local and international students utilize financial aid in order to supplement their tuition and fees which can be extremely high. However, many colleges and universities and especially large for-profit colleges and universities view federal financial aid as a revenue stream rather than as a means to improve the lives of students
Attending a college or university can be very difficult for new and traditional students. However, the college student that is studying at an undergraduate or perhaps the graduate level quickly recognizes that taking advantage of the academic benefits that certain types of technologies are able to impart to the student make college and university courses much more agreeable.
College tuition for in-state and out-of-state students as well as international students are receiving a break. Tuition at colleges and universities has been going up for years and, in fact, is still going up. But, the rate at which it has been increasing, which has far outpaced inflation, is finally slowing a bit.
The Apple iPad is seen as being an extremely effective platform to integrate with online education technology platforms and Apple eve offers student pricing. The iPad itself is a lightweight, easily transportable and mobile computing platform with integrated 3G and Wi-Fi.