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Need money for school? Sue Google

Mar 19, 2014
A group of students sues Google for reading their emails.
Posted In: Google, students, learning, college

Companies (still) want to know your SAT score

Feb 27, 2014
Are SAT scores still relevant years later? Would you be willing to give your score to a recruiter if asked?
Posted In: SAT, college, hiring

Rise of the digital college textbook

Feb 26, 2014
Textbook publishers hope to avoid extinction.
Posted In: textbooks, Education, student life, college

Navigating the many firsts of freshman year

Feb 10, 2014
Going away to school is an adjustment for nearly every student, but when you're the first in your family to go, the transition can be even harder
Posted In: higher education, college, first-generation college students

A different way to pay for college

Jan 30, 2014
A proposal to waive tuition at public universities, but grads will have to "pay it forward."
Posted In: Oregon, Bonamici, college

To compete for students, colleges roll out the amenities

Dec 25, 2013
Forget cinder block walls and communal bathrooms, today's student housing features granite countertops, high-end mattresses, and high-tech laundry.
Posted In: Education, University of Kentucky, college

Separate housing for first-generation students

Dec 13, 2013
The University of Kentucky offers special housing and support for students whose parents didn't graduate from college.
Posted In: college, dorms, University of Kentucky Wildcats

One student's path to an elite university

Dec 3, 2013
For George Alvarez, the decision to apply to Johns Hopkins was a "happy accident." Most low-income, high-achieving high school students don't apply to any selective colleges.
Posted In: Education, college admissions, college

Big money at stake in one USC football game

Nov 29, 2013
Will the University of Southern California's quest to hire a star coach for its football team be cut short by a victory in Saturday's game?
Posted In: college, Sports, athletics, college sports, business of sports

Talking about how to pay for college

Sep 20, 2013
It's a conversation that not all families have: How to pay for college. One high school junior and her mother discuss what they talked about.
Posted In: college, student debt

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