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Parents: Teach Your High School Kids About Money

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

As your kids move forward on their road to independence, the lessons build upon the foundation of principles you have helped them build -- and address the real-life situations and obstacles they will encounter.

A $10,000 Scholarship for College-Bound High School Girls -- The Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Diane Propsner | Posted 02.25.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In a recent blog post, How to Afford a Quality College Education for Your Daughter, I wrote about the affordability of attending a women's college. Hi...

Study: Low-Income Students Get Less Merit Aid Than Wealthier Classmates

Reuters | Elvina Nawaguna | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) - Low-income students are increasingly bypassed when colleges offer applicants financial aid, as schools compete for wealt...

Merit Scholarships, Test Optional Colleges, and One Way to Judge a Great College

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 04.30.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

You don't have to be a National Merit finalist to earn great college scholarships -- many colleges will offer big financial incentives to students based solely on grades and/or test scores.

The Top Schools For Merit Aid

Posted 01.01.2012 | College

Scholarships are an important part of affording skyrocketing college tuition. Thus, it is important consider colleges that are generous with merit ai...

Market Irrationality in the Law School 'Arms Race'

Daniel J. H. Greenwood | Posted 07.06.2011 | College
Daniel J. H. Greenwood

Law schools depend on their graduates being able to get jobs, and graduates' ability to get jobs depends on USNWR rankings. The consequence is a market-induced disaster.