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Ivy League Angst

Jon Erickson | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Jon Erickson

Much attention and angst has been placed on the importance of getting into a top school. Such a lofty goal, however, is not necessary for future success. Any quality school will do if you make the best of it. What's the magic bullet? Simply preparing well and working hard.

How to Get All the Value of a Harvard Education at 1/8th the Price

Paul Freedman | Posted 11.27.2011 | Education
Paul Freedman

Because of the rising cost of college tuition, many people have been looking for new and creative ways to 'hack' education and reduce the price of a h...

What to Do When Colleges ACCEPT You

Jeff Brenzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jeff Brenzel

April is admissions time in colleges. Here are a few thoughts based on several years of observing what happens after students get their envelopes, whether thick or thin, and they are suddenly faced with a big decision.

Does the Ivy League Turn You Into a Moron? Walter Kirn Critiques Princeton in "Lost in the Meritocracy"

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

Walter Kirn, author of the novels Up in the Air and Mission to America, has written the most enticing recent indictment of education in this country.

The Truth About Getting In: Knowing Your "Battleground" Colleges

Kat Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kat Cohen

With a record number of students graduating in Spring 2009, combined with a depressed economy, colleges will be flooded with applications.

Recession Special- The Truth About Affording The Rising Cost of College (Part II)

Kat Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kat Cohen

So, what will college ultimately cost? You must make yourself aware of even the smallest expenditures (which, when combined, make for one very large e...