Government Cuts Thousands of College Work-Study Jobs

Students hoping to earn a little extra cash on campus this fall will have a tougher time as the number of federally funded work-study college jobs nationwide will drop by 162,000 to 768,000 for the […]

Pell Grant History

The Pell Grant program is a type of post-secondary, educational federal grant program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

It is named after U.S. […]

Rising College Costs: A Federal Role?

The Obama administration, even as it tried to restrain other domestic spending in its 2011 budget request, has called for expanding the Pell Grants, the main federal college aid program for low-income families. If adopted […]

Highest paying college degrees and schools

Attending school in California and becoming an engineering major can really pay off for college graduates — by thousands of dollars a year.

According to a report released Thursday from salary-tracker PayScale.com, petroleum engineering majors and […]

Choosing a College, What Really Matters?

When it came time to choose a college, I had researched and researched and visited and visited and thought long and hard about what I wanted—and focused on all the wrong things.

The process of matching […]

Ivy League schools recruit nontraditional students, too

When Teresa Tanzi thought about going to college in her 30s, she took some classes at a local university and looked around at some […]

How Safe Is Your College

The Yale murder has heightened concerns about campus security. The Daily Beast crunches the numbers and ranks the 25 schools with the biggest crime problems.

The shocking murder of Yale doctoral student Annie Le had virtually […]

College vs. University

 As the seniors at Dunnellon High School begin counting down the days to graduate, nervous at the outcome of their decisions in high school and hoping they get to go to their dream school, an […]