Lea este artículo en español . At age 30, Stephen Kodur is on his fourth stab at college in 12 years. He’s been attending class until his savings run out, pausing to work and build up cash, and repeating. Though his federal financial aid application says that he has the highest need, he’s not eligible for the main state aid program because he began community college several years after finishing high school. “The fact that I didn’t have the resources made me leave so many times,” Kodur said.