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Do Colleges Provide Adequate Disclosures to Student Consumers?

Feb 14 2014  -  The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a study that describes the growing number of colleges and universities who have entered into arrang...

Setting the (Education Loan) Record Straight

Jan 21 2014  -  While average education loan debt at graduation continues to increase every year, the percentage of students graduating with student loan debt is also growing.

Take a Deep Breath and Beware of the Annual U.S. News College Rankings

Sep 17 2013  -  Now that the college rankings season has resumed, it's a good idea to take a deep breath and consider the timely advice offered by Dr. John Tierney in The Atlan...

Converse College Slashes Tuition

Sep 11 2013  -  Converse College, a small independent women's liberal arts college in Spartanburg, South Carolina, announced that it is cutting its tuition by 43% for the 2014&...

Why More Parents Might be Planning to Pay for College: The Rest of the Story

Aug 27 2013  -  An annual survey commissioned by Discover Student Loans shows that the number of parents who plan to help their children pay for college is up from last year.

Obama Proposes to Shake-up Higher Education

Aug 23 2013  -  Citing "higher education as the single most important investment students can make in their own futures," the Obama administration offered a plan to make colleg...

Federal Government Reports More Students Receiving Financial Aid

Aug 21 2013  -  The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released new data showing that more than seventy percent of undergradua...

On vs. Off-Campus Housing

Aug 14 2013  -  With the fall semester of college starting up in a few weeks, college students are working towards finalizing their housing situation for the upcoming year. Unf...

Top Twelve Tips for Repaying Student Loans

Aug 12 2013  -  These 12 helpful tips will help you manage your student loan repayment, making the the whole process hassle-free!

Student Loan Servicer Transfer

Aug 7 2013  -  Last week, the United States Department of Education released a newsletter informing students and their schools that federal student loans handled by four nonpr...