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Amanda M. Fairbanks

Public College Students Going Public With Frustrations At Occupy Wall Street | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.27.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Wednesday evening, three college students descended on lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park with the hope of unfurling their sleeping bags and ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Dropouts and Students Occupy Wall Street | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- This past May, Audrey Hollingsworth had finally reached her limit. The rising debt and chronic joblessness among her friends, combined...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Students Walk Out Of Classes To Support Occupy Wall Street Protests | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.05.2011 | College

Earlier today, students from at least 100 college campuses around the country walked out of class in a show of solidarity and support for the Occupy W...

Strain On College Financial Aid With More People In Poverty

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Robyn Gee The recent Census Bureau d...

Why Aren't Public Universities More Transparent and Accountable?

Mike Newman | Posted 11.14.2011 | College
Mike Newman

Public universities are supposed to be providing a public good to society and therefore should be forced to be transparent with their finances and accountable for their actions. Unfortunately, they are allowed to operate under the radar.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Sex For Tuition: Gay Male College Students Using ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off Loan Debt | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 10.30.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Three years ago, during his junior year at New York University, Kirk met with a financial aid officer to plead a familiar case: his inabil...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Students Using 'Sugar Daddies' To Pay Off Loan Debt | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 04.30.2012 | Women

NEW YORK -- On a Sunday morning in late May, Taylor left her Harlem apartment and boarded a train for Greenwich, Conn. She planned on spending the day...

WATCH: UC Berkeley Students React To Tuition Increases

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco

On Thursday, UC Berkeley announced plans to increase tuition by 9.6 percent this fall to help make up for state budget cuts. The 9.6 percent increase ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Losing The Battle: Military Veterans At Private Universities Fear Being Robbed Of Promised G.I. Bill Tuition Dollars | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.19.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Cameron Baker, a 27-year-old Air Force veteran, knew it was finally time to make his exit from military life. After two deployments to Ira...

Tuition On The Rise At U Of I, Other Area Schools

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If a vote of the University of Illinois trustees goes as expected on Wednesday, tuition rates will go up nearly seven percent at that system's schools...

WATCH: 'Orgy Of The Rich' Group Protests Sotheby's Auction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Just as Andy Warhol's Nine Multicolored Marilyns was unveiled at Sotheby's in London Wednesday evening, a group of protesters crashed the auction. The...

A Public School Teacher Shops Around for a Private School

Heather Wolpert-Gawron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Heather Wolpert-Gawron

I gave her a few pieces of advice, which I now pass on to you if you are entertaining the private sector for your student. It is, after all, that time of year when applications are due.

Is College Tuition Too Low? | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Gary Becker, the Nobel laureate economist, and Richard Posner, the federal judge and author, argued on their shared blog last week that tuition should...

Craziest Ways To Pay Tuition

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Most students who have a hard time paying for college turn to traditional methods, like taking out loans, applying for scholarships and asking relativ...

Where Do The Politicians' Kids Go? We'll Give You A Hint: Not Public Schools

Take Part | Melanie Smollin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

When it comes to selecting a school for their children, the average American parents have little if any choice. The local public school is the only ca...

Elitism v. Education: Are Private Schools Really Worth The $136,000 Price Tag?

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Holly Robinson

I still haven't managed to wrap my mind around how much money a private high school education costs.

More College Students Request Tuition Money For Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Doing some last-minute holiday shopping for a college student? Forget the iPad. According to a new survey, more than half of college students hope to...

When Activism Takes a Summer Break

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

We protested when the UC Regents proposed a 32% tuition increase across the entire system. Now, five months later, I seem to have forgotten about the issue. Why do we take summer breaks from caring?

Six Boston Colleges Become State Universities

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Change is upon a few Massachusetts state colleges. On July 28, Gov.Deval Patrick signed a measure that will rebrand six of them as universities. The...

Tuition Rises At Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Three of the country's prominent universities are hiking their prices. The University of Virginia's tuition is set for a double-digit rise, according...

Colorado State Tuition Changes: Will It Affect CU?

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Brittany Duran's mother lost her job as a chef, and her stepfather has been working side jobs after being laid off from his career in the home-improve...

More New England Schools To Increase Tuition Beyond $50,000

Tufts Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The number of schools in New England that next year will join Tufts in charging $50,000 or more for yearly tuition, room and board will likely more th...

College: Debt and Diplomas

Daniel Haarburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Daniel Haarburger

There is a great myth that universities are becoming more accessible and widely democratized. But the financial burden for students is becoming only more and more crippling.

University Of Colorado Tuition

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado regents will vote on a 9 percent tuition increase for students on March 29. Boulder resident undergraduates would face a 9 p...

NYU Ends Free Tuition Program For Some Faculty

Washington Square News | By Sara Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Starting this fall, full tuition remission may no longer be offered to certain NYU staff members. The new policy will require that some employees p...