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Do these kids have what it takes to make it without a degree?

May 25, 2011
Written by Steve Henn and Amy Scott Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and one of the first investors in Facebook, is a billionaire and a Stanf...
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Khan Academy looks to bridge the education gap with online learning

May 24, 2011
Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, discusses the education problem his organization can solve and technology's role in schools.
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My money vs. Daddy's money

May 20, 2011
Kids are forever indebted to their parents. But when does your kids' money become their own?
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Philanthrophy comes back to school

May 19, 2011
After two years of stock market gains, big donors are opening their checkbooks for colleges and universities.
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New survey questions the value of college

May 16, 2011
As college tuition -- and student debt -- keep rising, more people are asking whether it's worth the cost. The Pew Research Center put that question to the public in a new survey.
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California's top public universities may go upscale

May 9, 2011
Facing budget cuts, California and other states are considering letting their most selective research universities set their own, higher tuitions.
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Space available at hundreds of colleges

May 5, 2011
Waitlisted college applicants might despair to learn that some schools have waiting lists twice as large as their freshman class. But plenty of...
Posted In: Admissions, college, Education, Wait List

As college applications swell, so do wait lists

May 5, 2011
This week students must finally make up their minds about where they'll go to college -- and colleges break out the wait lists.
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Colleges make up for financial loss on 'don't ask, don't tell'

May 2, 2011
The 18-year-old policy is on its way out. And for some schools that means federal funds are on the way in.
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Success varies for U.S. colleges in Middle East

Apr 28, 2011
Many American colleges have expanded their brands to the Middle East. But their record has been spotty.
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