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College In Sweden Is Free But Students Still Have Debt; How Can That Be?

College In Sweden Is Free But Students Still Have Debt; How Can That Be?

Quartz  06.10.2013
Swedish colleges and universities are free. Yep. Totally free. But students there still end up with a lot of debt. The average at the...
Student Advocates Frown On Obama's Student Loan Plan

Student Advocates Frown On Obama's Student Loan Plan

Tyler Kingkade  06. 7.2013
After the Senate voted down two proposals Thursday to keep interest rates on new, subsidized Stafford loans from doubling from 3.4 percent...
Surprising Answers In California Tuition Poll

Surprising Answers In California Tuition Poll

Tyler Kingkade  06. 6.2013
A majority of California residents say public university tuition is unaffordable, but would prefer to keep the schools top-notch instead...
States Still Spending Less Per College Student Than In 2008

States Still Spending Less Per College Student Than In 2008

Tyler Kingkade  05.28.2013
High school students who are graduating this year and getting ready to enter college face a higher education system that still hasn't rebounded...
Student Debt Reaches New Heights

Student Debt Reaches New Heights

Tyler Kingkade  05.21.2013
In what is now an annual ritual, a new crop of college graduates has been crowned the most indebted class in American history. Students...
Most Students Are Getting Big Discounts At Private Colleges

Most Students Are Getting Big Discounts At Private Colleges

Tyler Kingkade  05. 6.2013
Fewer students are paying the full sticker price at private nonprofit colleges than ever before, with the average freshman getting half...
Bleak News For Law Schools

Bleak News For Law Schools

Tyler Kingkade  04. 5.2013
Law schools will see fewer students in their classrooms if they don't address concerns about affordability and job prospects, a new paper...
The Chief Concern Of College Applicants Is...

The Chief Concern Of College Applicants Is...

William McGuinness  03.26.2013
What weighs most on students and parents choosing among colleges? Is it premier faculty, a prestigious reputation or an engaged and exciting...
Rich College Kids Try Out Concierge Services

Rich College Kids Try Out Concierge Services

Tyler Kingkade  03. 7.2013
At a time when the rising cost of a higher education threatens to price out low-income kids, a new world of services catering to wealthy...
Dramatic Increase In Student Debt Could Have Widespread Effects

Dramatic Increase In Student Debt Could Have Widespread Effects

Tyler Kingkade  02.28.2013
Total student debt has nearly tripled over the past eight years, a new report from the New York Federal Reserve has found. Total student...
Lots Of Debt For Veterinarians But Few Jobs

Lots Of Debt For Veterinarians But Few Jobs

New York Times  02.25.2013
HAYLEY SCHAFER chose her dream job at the age of 5. Three years later, her grandmother told her that if she wrote it down, the dream would...
Federal Agency Zeroes In On Private Student Loan Crisis

Federal Agency Zeroes In On Private Student Loan Crisis

Tyler Kingkade  02.21.2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Thursday that it is taking another dive into the student debt crisis. The agency will...
46 Members Of Congress Are Carrying Student Loan Debt: Report

46 Members Of Congress Are Carrying Student Loan Debt: Report

Tyler Kingkade  02.12.2013
The new class of Congress is carrying more student debt than ever before, according to an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics. Financial...