Educators Push Efforts to Get More Latino Men Into College

Latino men are “vanishing” from the higher-education pipeline, a trend that could spell serious trouble given current demographic trends.

That was the message delivered to more than 250 educators, counselors, students, and community leaders here on […]

Even for Cashiers, College Pays Off

ALMOST a century ago, the United States decided to make high school nearly universal. Around the same time, much of Europe decided that universal high school was a waste. Not everybody, European intellectuals […]

Congress Proposes Relief for Student Loan Borrowers

As college costs continue to rise, and in an economic climate where family incomes are suffering, more and more students must borrow in order to gain access to higher education. The result is […]

Cancer Risk Higher Among Less Educated Americans

Higher education appears to be a game changer when it comes to cancer, according to an American Cancer Society report. The report shows that the gap in cancer death rates between college grads and those […]

More Students Majoring in Computer Science

According to “Computer Studies Made Cool, on Film and Now on Campus” (front page, June 11), the “Facebook effect” has created a welcome uptick in the number of students majoring in computer science. […]

Tips for Reapplying to Business School

This time of year, many applicants—even highly qualified ones—face the dreaded news that they weren’t accepted into the school of their dreams. For those of you wondering if there’s a magic […]

Consider 529 Plans for College Savings

Is there anything you can do as a parent if you want to help your children graduate from college without a huge debt burden? Yes—with a bit of planning.

One option is […]

Harvard students lobby for university financial disclosure

A group of Harvard students and employees in addition to a state senator and representative testified Friday in front of a State House committee in support of a bill that would require the University […]