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College athletes team up on a different court

Jun 20, 2013
We're expecting movement today in the case that could decide whether college athletes share in the billions of dollars in broadcast and video game revenues
Posted In: NCAA, Sports, college

When borrowing to pay for college, remember the Pilgrims

May 17, 2013
Paying off student loans can be a long and scary venture. But one way to get a handle on how to make it an affordable experience is to take a tip from the Pilgrims.
Posted In: college, student debt, student loan debt

Getting college students across the finish line

May 10, 2013
Over the last decade, Georgia State University has created a winning formula to boost graduation rates.
Posted In: college

Is a 529 college savings account right for you?

May 1, 2013
Many parents are opting for 529 savings plans -- college savings accounts that aren’t subject to any tax as long as the money’s used for tuition. Are they right for you?
Posted In: college, higher education, 529 plans

Is law school worth the price?

Apr 19, 2013
For Trevor Morrison, about to become dean of top-tier NYU Law, it's worth the price of admission. (That's $51,500 a year, by the way).
Posted In: college, Law

Forget tuition, just applying to college can cost thousands

Apr 1, 2013
April 1 is the deadline for most colleges and universities to let applicants know whether they've been accepted -- or not. Already, families have spent thousands on the process.
Posted In: Education, college, college finances, college admissions

How online credits could change higher ed's business model

Mar 13, 2013
Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.
Posted In: online education, moocs, college, Education

Military tuition cuts: A tangible sequester impact

Mar 11, 2013
The U.S. Army is freezing all new applications for its tuition assistance program because of the sequester. As David Gura reports, the elimination of the much relied-upon program is among the first tangible repercussions of the automatic budget cuts.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, college, military

Navigating the financial aid maze

Mar 6, 2013
More parents are turning to college financial planners for advice on how to pay for college.
Posted In: college, financial advice, financial advisor, financial aid

The SAT gets a makeover

Feb 27, 2013
The country's best-known standardized test is remaking itself once again as it comes under pressure from colleges and competitors.
Posted In: college, SAT

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