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Report: For profit colleges not worth the cost

Jul 30, 2012
Senator Tom Harkin is out today with a scathing report on for-profit colleges. The report says taxpayers spend billions of dollars a year on those schools. But students often leave deep in debt.
Posted In: for profit, college

Climbing walls and college costs

Jul 26, 2012
How much do all those campus luxuries push up tuition and fees?
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Top-tier universities offer online classes for free

Jul 19, 2012
But these still won't compete with the brick-and-mortar institutions.
Posted In: online education, college

Students saddled with bigger share of college costs

Jul 16, 2012
A new survey reveals that families are increasingly eliminating certain colleges based on cost, and students are taking on more of the burden themselves as parents' share declines.
Posted In: student debt, college

Finding a first job not easy for new nurses

Jul 6, 2012
There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Posted In: nursing, nurses, healthcare, Jobs, Unemployment, college

University of Virginia takes a vote on ousted president

Jun 25, 2012
Sacked president Theresa Sullivan could be reinstated when the university's board meets.
Posted In: University of Virginia, college, Teresa Sullivan

Should everyone go to college?

Jun 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Samuelson says too many students are encouraged to go to college who shouldn't be there.
Posted In: Education, college

Dump that internship

Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Posted In: Commentary, internships, Jobs, employment, college

The art and science of the college waitlist

Jun 13, 2012
As "yield" gets tougher to predict, schools keep their options open.
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An alternative to the college degree?

Jun 8, 2012
New kinds of credentials could offer a cheaper path to a good job.
Posted In: Education, cost, technology, college

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