High School Students Applying To More CollegesFor 10 of the past 15 years, 70% of US colleges reported year-to-year increases in applications.
Proof That College Is Worth The ExpenseWith much discussion today questioning "is college worth it?", a report in <em>Education Week</em> presents useful data.
Mentors Improve Commitment Of Low-Income Students At Community CollegeConnect2Complete provides low-income students in remedial classes at community colleges peer mentors who have been through the program themselves.
Ursinus College Names New PresidentBrock Blomberg will become the seventeenth president in Ursinus College’s 146-year history, following the sudden death last fall of the Montgomery County liberal arts college's previous leader.
Elite Colleges Find New Ways To Welcome First-GensIn the country's most prestigious colleges, first-gens - often from low-income homes - are speaking up about their unique needs and administrators are listening.
College Advising Corps Making A Difference For Disadvantaged Students<em>The Chronicle of Higher Education</em> has published its 2014 Influence List and Nicole Hurd made it.
Rowan Family Gives Additional $15 Million To Its Namesake UniversityThe $15-million gift will help set up a permanent endowment dedicated to the engineering school.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.