Coaching and Much More for Chinese Students Looking to U.S.

In the United States, students have long turned to independent college counselors, but in recent years, larger outfits have entered the market, offering full-service designer courses, extracurricular activities and focused application assistance. […]

$100,000 Fellowships To Not Go To College

Peter Thiel, the PayPal co-founder and one of the first investors in Facebook, is proposing a controversial path toward more rapid innovation. Today his Thiel Foundation announced that it was giving 24 people under 20 […]

Faculty seeks approval for study abroad program in Cuba

Students and faculty are working to overcome administrative hurdles to gain approval for a non-Tufts study abroad program in Cuba in an effort to align student travel and study in the country with […]

How NOT to Go 6 Years for a 4 Year Degree

I know–it’s been awhile since I have bestowed my mystic knowledge of college survival tips ’round these parts, and I do apologize.  Been a little busy over here on my end, but I’m back […]

Unemployment Among Black College Graduates

As graduation season rapidly approaches, black college graduates may face a greater burden in the job market than their white counterparts. Black college […]

Private Colleges Increased Aid as Economy Sank, Tuition-Discounting Survey Finds

Private colleges spent an amount equivalent to about 37 percent of all of their tuition and fee revenue on scholarships for students in the fall of 2010, an all-time high, according to an […]

Economic Troubles Reduce Pay for Recent Graduates

It’s common knowledge that the recession has hurt job prospects for college graduates. But a new study has found that when graduates do find work, their jobs often have little to do with […]

Advertise on NYTimes.com At CUNY, Concerns That Overhaul of the Curriculum May Erode Academic Gains

For as long as anyone can remember, students who have tried to transfer within the City University of New York system — from, say, a […]