Reporting in CNN Money, Heather Long notes that college enrollments have been dropping since 2010. By the fall of 2014, they were more than 800,000 fewer students than in 2010.
The rule would create new standards for the Department of Education to require colleges to post escalating letters of credit based on concerns about their operations. And it would ban or limit the ability of a college receiving federal aid to force students to resolve claims in private, secret arbitrations, rather than in court.
By Charlene Oldham, Contributor As many 2016 high school graduates prepare for college, many students are wondering if they should go to college a...
While many of the big predatory colleges quit APSCU after the group failed in its lobbying mission, some honest owners of better-performing, often smaller, career colleges have told me they had already left in disgust because the group had become so dominated by arrogant, misbehaving schools and owners.
Trump University exploited desperate people. Students who couldn't afford the program had to pay using disability income and loans based on their apartment equity.
How we love as a society to categorize and classify our culture as well as ourselves. Perhaps the most egregious manifestation of this tendency during...
Kaplan has been receiving as much as $1.5 billion annually in taxpayer-funded federal student aid. But students across the country have complained that Kaplan has engaged in deceptive or coercive recruiting.
Student loans can be a heavy burden on any borrower struggling to make monthly payments. Thankfully, the Department of Education offers some relief in...
I don't want you to dread the moment when you realize you probably borrowed a little too much for school. I want you to prepare for it. Don't be scared and run away from your problems. I can assure you ten years later they'll still be waiting for you to settle up.
By Benjamin Pimentel Starting a business is tough enough when you're fresh out of school. Having a huge pile of student loan debt doubles the challen...
Learning how to conduct a successful job hunt and pitch yourself well are important skills for job seekers to learn. Since you don't have a strong track record yet, you will have to use a little artifice and thought. After all, if you can't articulate your value, who will?
Is student debt hurting the housing market? Conventional wisdom and its pundits say yes. But the answer might not be that clear cut. A new analysis suggests that a college education does more to help than hurt homeownership, even it it means taking on debt.
Appalachia has long been in America's sacrifice zone, metaphorically and literally. Big Coal has plundered thousands of seams, ripped the tops off 500 mountains, extracted the land's wealth, poisoned its streams and rivers, and left the people destitute. But Appalachia is hardly America's only sacrifice zone.
Going to college these days leaves many students (and their parents) wondering what it's all for. If it weren't for employers demanding prerequisite, arbitrary bachelors degrees for their entry-level roles, I think the whole broken system would collapse.
Tension are flaring as the New York primary approaches. The candidates are getting tough with each other, and their supporters are getting even tougher. The New York debate was almost too painful to watch. But is the fighting really that warranted?