News

  • Handshake Deal

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 03/30/2017

    The rapid growth of Handshake, a career-services platform, is also raising questions about whether some students' grades are made visible to employers without permission.

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  • No. 1 worry for college applicants is no longer rejection by their dream school

    • MarketWatch
    • 03/29/2017

    The No. 1 worry most commonly cited by parents and students about college is the level of debt a student might take on, according to Princeton Review survey of more than 10,500 students and parents released Tuesday.

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  • How much longer will students be willing to go away to college?

    • The Washington Post
    • 03/27/2017

    Even as more colleges expand their search area for prospects, there are several signs that the number of students willing to get on a plane or drive several hours to go to college is not keeping pace,

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  • College Is the Goal. The Problem? Getting There.

    • The New York Times
    • 03/24/2017

    For many working-class students there is no money for test prep or essay help. The alternatives to higher education — joining the military, working for $13 an hour at the local factory or getting a cheaper, faster trade-school certificate — are alluring. The cost of college may seem formidable...

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  • ‘They’re afraid to come': University leaders worry Trump policies will deter international scholars

    • The Washington Post
    • 03/24/2017

    This year many university officials are on edge, fearful of immediate and long-term impact on higher education as Trump seeks to tighten immigration enforcement and restrict travel from certain countries.

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  • Turning Down Top Choices

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 03/23/2017

    About 40 percent of students who decided not to go to their college or university of first choice cited reasons related to costs.

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  • Measuring College (Un)affordability

    • The Atlantic
    • 03/23/2017

    As many as 95 percent of schools are out of reach for low-income students.

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  • Canada's Moment

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 03/20/2017

    A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.

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  • Protecting Pell? Critics Say Budget Wouldn't

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 03/17/2017

    By cutting a third of program's surplus and slashing other aid programs, Trump administration's first budget would imperil college access, advocates argue.

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  • How a FAFSA Malfunction Could Delay Student Aid

    • The Atlantic
    • 03/16/2017

    Some educators speculate that low-income students will be particularly inconvenienced, since they tend to file their applications closer to the deadline.

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