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7 Ways Today’s Universities Are Changing

Tweet Thanks to a handful of cultural events, American colleges have experienced a number of radical revolutions in recent years, and few universities remain as their alumni remember. For better

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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

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College Swag: Where Does Your School Come In?

Sports apparel is big business. Professional sports teams have known this for decades, but colleges are not far behind.

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The Discount Rate for Private Colleges and Universities Continues to Rise

Student discounts are on the rise. It is a given that the published or sticker price for many colleges and universities is seldom reached.

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Energy Use and Higher Education

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 on power.

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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.

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Financial Woes May Shut Down Some Colleges Report Says

Higher education may soon face a dramatic change with some colleges and universities shutting down due to funding issues.

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Stepped Up Discounting and Private College Enrollment

The competition for college students is a keen one, something particularly felt by private colleges and universities. To lure students to privately funded institutions, such colleges must step up the tuition discounting to compete against taxpayer-funded public schools.

Advanced Education

How to Prepare for Graduate School in Canada

Tweet Besides, many universities have highly competitive programs and the students that are sufficiently prepared may have an edge over those that are not. Whether you are a Canadian citizen

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

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Is Congress Trying to Put For-Profit Colleges Out of Business?

Tweet Bill seeks to defund taxpayer supported marketing campaigns. Some schools have run into regulatory and repetitional trouble, casting a dark shadow over the entire industry. Senate Bill A bill