Change in Pell-Grant Formula Is Likely to Drive Up Loans and Work Hours

Students in hard-hit Michigan may not have to drop out, but paying for college will get harder

Table: A state-by-state list of projected changes in Pell Grants and recipients, 2005-6

Text: Describing how a change in the federal-aid formula affects students in one state

For Pamela E. Wiley-Hill, an Oakland Community College student who is studying to be a paralegal, paying for college has never been easy. A 34-year-old mother of two whose husband is a truck driver, Ms.