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

College rules the day at Oyler School

Feb 5, 2013
Putting students on the path to higher education starts early at Oyler.
Posted In: Oyler School, college

A new topic for your college admissions essay: Money

Jan 11, 2013
College admissions officers say that more high school seniors than usual are writing their college essays about money issues.
Posted In: college, college admissions

Cleveland area tries to create a college-going culture

Nov 30, 2012
Ohio's Cuyahoga County will start a college savings account for every kindergartener.
Posted In: cleveland, college, college savings, Education

Pushing for a $10,000 college degree

Nov 27, 2012
Colleges and universities are on a quest for a cheaper college degree. But not everyone gets a bargain.
Posted In: college, Florida, college tuition