Some of the changes to the Common App mimic what is being done on a new application by what is called the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, which includes all Ivy League schools, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University and the University of Virginia. It was billed as an...
The “typical” American college student is changing. Is Big Data equipped to keep up?
A decrease in international enrollment at some schools could have a great economic impact, given that international students bring more than $32 billion a year into the U.S. economy.
If I lost the ZIP code lottery growing up in tap-water-crisis Flint, my new friends had won the neighborhood Powerball jackpot. Don’t get me wrong. My newfound friends worked extremely hard, but they also seemed to have access to a formula for success that had been kept from the rest of us.
Most students pay more for college than an affordability benchmark recommends, according to a new report, and some of the overspending is by choice.
Colleges put on a full-court press in these final weeks before the traditional May 1 decision day, hoping a personalized email, a phone call, or a visit to campus with other admitted students will be enough to assure a deposit for the freshman class.
SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit.
Twenty states already offer cheaper in-state college tuition to students who are in the United States illegally. Legislation making its way through the Tennessee Legislature would make that state the 21st.
While many of the challenges are financial, others involve navigating the complex college scene.
Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House appear poised to bring back year-round Pell Grant eligibility, which the Obama administration and Congress nixed in 2012 over cost concerns.