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M.B.A. programs gear up for green

Apr 5, 2012
Major companies increasingly want M.B.A.s to help them make financial, environmental and social gains.
Posted In: business school, green, green biz
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New social finance site for student loans

Apr 2, 2012
SoFi launches an experimental new, community-based student lending program that provides students with lower cost loans and school alumni with a unique investment opportunity.
Posted In: social lending, student loans, lending, education costs
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Senator Dick Durbin on student loans and student debt

Mar 30, 2012
The amount of outstanding student loan debt in this country has reached $1 trillion. And if you scan the headlines this week, you'll find school after school raising tuition, which will almost certainly send that $1 trillion number up even further.
Posted In: student loan debt, Dick Durbin, Washington D.C., loans
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Community college raises prices on popular classes

Mar 30, 2012
Now to a community college here in Southern California that has been losing funding from the state. And to make up for that, Santa Monica College is jacking up tuition for its most popular classes by 500 percent.
Posted In: community colleges, college tuition
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SAT and ACT to adopt tougher security standards

Mar 28, 2012
The people who put together the SAT and ACT college entrance exams have announced new security standards in response to a cheating scandal.
Posted In: SAT, ACT, college
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For-profit educator expected to report lower profits

Mar 26, 2012
Analysts are bearish on the for-profit educator as traditional universities step up competition.
Posted In: for-profit colleges
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U. Penn Wharton School excels in Silicon Valley

Mar 26, 2012
It's been 10 years since the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School opened a satellite campus in San Francisco. To mark the occasion, the business school has moved to a bigger -- and shinier -- facility.
Posted In: University of Pennsylvania, Silicon Valley, business school
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Student loan debt collectors under the microscope

Mar 26, 2012
Are debt collectors working for the Department of Education letting debtors know their rights? Bloomberg's John Hechinger discusses the rights of borrowers.
Posted In: student loan debt, student loans, debt collection, CFPB
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A possible change for bankruptcy and student loans

Mar 21, 2012
Current laws make it very hard for student loans to be forgiven. There's a proposal now in Congress that would change that.
Posted In: bankruptcy, student loan, debt
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Law school entrance exams down 16 percent

Mar 20, 2012
The number of students taking the test to go to law school fell to its lowest level in 12 years, according to the latest data from the Law School Admission Council, which administers the test.
Posted In: law school, LSAT

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Marketplace and Education Correspondent Amy Scott look at the business and economics of education, on topics including  student loans, public education financing, and the cost of a college degree. Marketplace's Education coverage is supported, in part, by the Kresge Foundation.

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