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Scaling down the college dream because of cost

Jan 8, 2016
When high school students have to face the limitations of college tuition costs

@College Let me in! #prettyplease

Oct 30, 2014
College admissions officers keep a close eye on social media.

Keeping paperwork from blocking the road to college

Jul 9, 2014
How technology can help students handle what comes after the acceptance letter

Which schools will win the college tuition battle?

Feb 19, 2014
Some schools set tuition high, while others try a lower approach.

Common app woes plague students applying to college

Oct 14, 2013
Applying for college just got even more stressful.

Writing a better college essay

Jun 14, 2013
Parents spend a lot of money to help their kids get into college. But students also have to write a great admissions essay. We've got some tips on helping your college admissions essay stand out.

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Going for dollars, public universities are taking more out-of-state students

May 1, 2013
It's decision day for students, and many of them will be going out of state. Who loses in this equation?

College-bound? How to pay for higher education

Apr 12, 2013
Many soon-to-be high school graduates are settling on their choice of where to attend college. How does a family decide whether to pay for a student's dream school or a more economical alternative?