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College Tuition Costs

Worth the Investment?

Jill Tiefenthaler | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Jill Tiefenthaler

While there are plenty of non-monetary benefits of getting a college degree, the economic benefits alone should assure anyone who has doubts.

Why Does College Cost So Much?

Dr. John Ebersole | Posted 08.28.2012 | College
Dr. John Ebersole

There is neither a single nor a simple reason for the exploding cost of college. Quality higher education has always been relatively expensive. In fact, it is often more costly to deliver than what is paid by tuition.

Do It Yourself or Die Trying

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Money
Holly Robinson

These days, frugal is the new cool. Boxed wine is in. Fashion magazines trumpet vintage finds. Waste not, want not, is the new reality -- only it feels like old times to me.

White House Announcement Brings Good News For Students

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Money

* White House welcomes more transparency on loans, financing * Congress in standoff over student loan interest rates * O...

College Affordability and the American Dream

Sally Mason | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Sally Mason

As our country faces the economic, social, cultural, and global challenges of the 21st century, the way to keep the American dream within our grasp is to provide more, not less, access to higher education.

A Worthy Investment

David Boone | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
David Boone

I am beginning to realize that the majority of my schools cost $200,000 or more to attend. YIKES! There is no way, shy of a miracle, my family can afford such an education.

Could Community College Be Right For You?

| Stephanie Haven | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

From “big (wo)man on campus” to the campus “fresh meat,” the transition to college can be difficult. Adjusting to a new town with new friends ...

What You Need To Know About Financial Aid

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — The mad dash to cobble together college funding will soon be under way. In the weeks ahead, colleges will begin mailing out their mu...

Biden Stops Secret Service And Traffic To Greet Kids

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.09.2011 | Education

According to a CNN producer note, iReporter cnsteinman4 sent in this video from Neptune Beach, Fla., depicting Vice President Joe Biden stopping his c...

The University We Are For?

David Theo Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education
David Theo Goldberg

It is the combination of spiraling long-term student debt, crimped educational support, and diminished prospects of attractive work opportunities that folks have been protesting. Who can blame them?

Destroying Education in the Name of the Free Market

Noah Baron | Posted 08.13.2011 | College
Noah Baron

If a college degree is to indicate anything other than socio-economic status, then American public higher education must remain fully funded.

College Tuition Costs Climbing Again This Fall

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College tuition costs shot up again this fall, and students and their families are leaning more on the federal government to make higher education mor...