Get Smart About College

Parents and students like to think they’re rational when it comes to picking a college and paying for it. They aren’t.

It’s the time of year when families start to think about colleges. But very few […]

Pay for Only 4 Years of College. Guaranteed.

Some private colleges are beginning to offer a four-year degree guarantee: if an incoming student should require an extra year to graduate, the school will pay for it. But read the fine print.

The […]

Study: Minorities underrepresented in STEM jobs

Hispanics and non-Hispanic blacks have over the past decade been underrepresented in U.S. jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in large part because of a lack […]

Discover Scholarships Just for Men

Up until the past decade or so, men were earning college degrees at a higher number than their female counterparts. And aside from athletic awards, scholarships specifically for men were not […]

Debt, not career prospects, weighs most heavily on students’ minds

Young people are more concerned about tuition fees and debt when thinking about university than they are about employment prospects, a new survey suggests.

Around 60 per cent of the 16- to 18-year-olds polled […]

Online Education May Transform Higher Ed

Can online education be the rock that disturbs the placid waters of American higher education? Several industry experts believe it will have a significant ripple effect on colleges and universities of all sizes […]

What Are Liberal Arts?

IT’S INEVITABLE. When you tell someone that you’re planning to major in a subject like history or English, you get asked the dreaded question: “What are you going to do with that?”

You don’t […]

College Students say High School Fails at Preparation

According to a new study by the College Board, the majority of students who just completed their freshman year of college feel that higher education is essential and worth the time and expense. […]