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Campus News

Corinthian Colleges Abruptly Shuts Down

Corinthian Colleges, under intense scrutiny including from the federal government, abruptly closed its doors on Sunday.

Campus News

College Rating System by the Numbers

Soon, your college will be rated by the Education Department, providing a way for current and future students to determine if that school and others like it are providing a level of education that they need and at a price they can afford.

Campus News

Corinthian Colleges Hatches Deal With US to Stay Open

Critics of for-profits colleges and universities point to Corinthian Colleges as a reason why such schools should not be in operation.

Campus News

Academic Student Aid Applications Now Being Received

Tweet Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA. The Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA is administered by the U.S. Department of Education and is used to determine the

Career Planning

What College Professors Make

Tweet As of 2010, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 1,756,000 people employed as postsecondary teachers, including college professors. The forecast for this profession is bright,

Campus News

For-Profit Virginia College Ceases Operations

Tweet Financial irregularities and reapplication rejection shut a Virginia school’s doors. A northern Virginia for-profit school, ACT College, suddenly closed its doors last week, canceling classes as students and faculty

Campus News

Virginia Tech Fined for April 2007 Shooting Spree

Tweet Nearly four years have passed since a lone gunman opened fire on the campus of Virginia Tech, killing 32 students and faculty members before taking his own life. Seung-hui

College Budgeting

Do You Know Your College’s Sticker Price?

Tweet We’ve discussed college costs extensively on these pages, offering tips on how students and their familes can beat the high cost of college.[1] The so-called “sticker price” – which

Personal Advice

How Debt Consolidation Loans Can Help Students Pay Off Debt

Tweet By Ryan Smith The most exciting part of growing up is becoming financially independent. But there are many students who can’t manage their finances well. If you fail to

Online Education

7 Reasons Why Distance Learning Rocks

Tweet Distance learning continues to grow and is now an option at more than two-thirds of all institutions of higher education offering at least a two-year degree. Indeed, 88 percent

FAFSA Form Tips Finance

Start Your FAFSA Engine Now!

Tweet Today is an important date for college students as January 1 is when students can begin to fill out their free application for student aid (FAFSA) form for the


NC Student Transfer Navigator Keeps It Simple

Tweet Collegians who are seeking to transfer from one college or university to another one, sometimes encounter difficulties including the loss of college credits. A class with a similar name