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For-Profit Colleges Fight Back Against Obama Administration Ruling

Tweet For-profit colleges have been battling negative publicity for some time, including various Obama administration rules such as a new “gainful employment regulation” that they say violates federal law. A

Campus News

New Rules for Federal PLUS Loans Announced

Tweet Student loan qualification made easier. Borrowing money to pay for college is a given for many families. One obstacle, however, has been creditworthiness or what determines your ability to

Campus News Collegiate Sports

College Swag: Where Does Your School Come In?

Tweet Sports apparel is big business. Professional sports teams have known this for decades, but colleges are not far behind. These days, you will see men, women and children wearing

Campus News

The Discount Rate for Private Colleges and Universities Continues to Rise

Tweet Student discounts are on the rise. It is a given that the published or sticker price for many colleges and universities is seldom reached. Instead, many educational institutions provide

Fun News

Energy Use and Higher Education

Tweet Colleges and universities across the United States are significant consumers of energy. Dorms and classrooms are heated and cooled, lighting is provided throughout the campus and security systems depend

Campus News

NACAC Takes Issue With US News College Rankings

US News & World Report has long published its own college ranking system, a much referenced if not controversial way to rate colleges and universities.

Education Tips

Why Accreditation Matters to College Students

You are looking over the material you have received from various colleges and have found a school that is not far from your home, one that offers both night and Saturday classes.

Personal Advice

12 Foundational Tips for College Freshmen

Tweet You can and will succeed at college if you want to. How is college working out for you? If you’re new to the college scene, that is you’re a

Academics

How to Write a Winning College Essay

Tweet Essay writing and your college application. An application alone can be daunting, but the accompanying college essay can be downright scary. Think, “essay” and you might believe that the

Personal Advice

How to Make the Most Out of College Summer Campus Visits

Tweet Fortunately for them, all four schools on her list are in the midwest and will be visited several days apart over a two-week period. They’ll be mixing vacation with

Student Loans

New Student Loan Model Launches

Tweet SoFi brings alumni investors into the lending mix. Tuition costs continue to rise at a pace faster than inflation and with the current weak economy offering yet another drag

Academics

4 Alternative Energy Schools

Tweet America’s deep dependency on foreign sources of energy have hurt the country immensely. We’re subject to the whims of an oil cartel and must compete with emerging nations for