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Higher Education

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Are Students Finishing College?

There are many reasons why students stop, drop out and transfer, it’s important to consider data when selecting a school.

01/08/2014

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US Is Destination For Foreign Students

The US is the world’s top destination for international students with a record number of 819,644 studying here in 2012-2013.

11/25/2013

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Tenure Track Professors Not Necessarily Best Teachers

Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.

11/06/2013

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Accredited Colleges

How do you know if a particular college is legitimate?

10/23/2013

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Colleges Graded By Graduates’ Earning Power

PayScale.com just came out with its rankings of more than 1,000 institutions by average earnings of their graduates.

09/25/2013

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Report: 7 in 10 College Students Get Financial Aid

New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.

09/18/2013

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Community Colleges: Separate And Unequal

At some community colleges almost two-thirds of the students are black, Hispanic or members of other groups considered underrepresented.

09/10/2013

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Obama Calls For Cost-Conscious College Ratings

Targeting the soaring cost of higher education, President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a broad new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on their affordability and perhaps be used to allocate federal financial aid.

08/22/2013

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The Go-To Man For College Financial Aid And Scholarships

Mark Kantrowitz says he knows everything about financing college and he’s got more than enough references to prove it.

08/19/2013

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Frank Brogan Selected As Chancellor Of Pennsylvania’s Higher Education

The man who has run Florida’s university system will become the next chancellor of the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education, which includes West Chester, Cheyney and twelve other state-owned universities.

08/08/2013

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College Enrollment Falls As Economy Recovers

The enrollment boom for American colleges is over, with a 2% drop in enrollment in 2012-13 and more expected except for for-profit and community colleges.

08/05/2013

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Tuition Rising At Pa. State Universities

Officials announced Tuesday that it will cost $194 more per year to attend schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. That’s up 3 percent from last year.

07/09/2013

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Local Students React To Interest Rate Hike On College Loans

Millions of college students paying their way though school could see up to $4,600 tacked on to their debt if nothing changes.

07/01/2013

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College May Still Be Costly For Students On Aid

The article in The Chronicle of Higher Education shows costs for low income students at more than 40 colleges, important information in helping them get to and succeed in college.

05/27/2013

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Streamlining Remediation To Help Students Graduate

Research shows that those who start college with remedial courses are far more likely to drop out, so a change is in the works.

05/14/2013

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