Generation Limbo: Waiting It Out

WHEN Stephanie Kelly, a 2009 graduate of the University of Florida, looked for a job in her chosen field, advertising, she found few prospects and even fewer takers. So now she has two […]

Study shows common standards help prepare students for college

The new common core standards in math and English/language arts reflect the skills students need for college courses in various disciplines, a new study from the Educational Policy Improvement Center suggests. Nearly […]

Advocates push public aid for undocumented college students

Scores of students, teachers and other advocates for illegal immigrants are launching rallies, phone drives, petition campaigns and other actions this week for what they see as their best hope to win access […]

College: more than vocational school?

The “value” of a college education has recently become a hotly debated topic. Respected thinkers such as Will Richard are openly asking whether they will encourage their own children to attend college. Given the […]

Hispanics surpass blacks in college enrollment

Hispanics surpassed blacks in 2010 to become the second-largest racial or ethnic group of young adults in America’s colleges, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data, the Washington Post reports. The […]

Important Information on Upcoming Best Colleges Rankings

It’s now less than one month before the new rankings are being released on Here is some important information that relates to this highly anticipated launch, set for September […]

Transferring Between U.S. Medical Schools

Many medical school applicants breathe a sigh of relief when they receive that coveted acceptance letter and then settle into their new school. For a select few, however, a few things […]

Nanotechnologists Are Targets of Unabomber Copycat, Alarming Universities

A package bomb that injured two professors at a university here this month is the latest in a string of attacks by a new terror group inspired by the Unabomber. Its violent actions […]