Is the College Debt Bubble Ready to Explode?

Kelli Space, 23, graduated from Northeastern University in 2009 with a bachelor’s in sociology — and a whopping $200,000 in student loan debt. Space, who lives with her parents and works full-time, put […]

Real Learning Experiences: Farming, Fishing, Fighting Fires

Soon another wave of college seniors will start looking for work as their graduation date nears—a troubling fact given that so many Class of […]

For the College-Bound, Smart Ways to Borrow

Over the Thanksgiving holiday I asked my niece, a college senior, how much her classmates were borrowing to pay for college. She regaled me with the tale of one student who took out […]

How Hard Is Nursing School?

Nursing school isn’t easy, nor should it be. There’s a lot to learn to become a nurse, and you don’t want to enter such […]

Business Schools Tackle Social Media

As social-media sites like Facebook and Twitter transform the way companies communicate, business-school professors are scrambling to keep up with the fast-moving phenomenon of online networking, and help their students learn […]

8 Steps for Learning Disabled Students Who Want to Go to College

Most of the 3 percent or so of teens who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities struggle so much in their high school classes that […]

Law School Admission Trends

There’s a lot going on at this time of year, and in today’s post I’d like to give you a heads-up on a few different issues:

Fewer LSAT Takers This Year

The good news: 10 percent fewer […]

House-Passed Bill Would Avert Cut in Pell Grants

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending bill on Wednesday that would close a $5.7-billion gap in the Pell Grant program and avert a cut to the maximum award.

The spending measure, known as a […]