Getting good grades, scoring high on achievement tests, and making a name for yourself can't wait if you want to stand out from the crowd of applicants.
More high school students are considering the economy when looking at colleges, and Congress is mandating better disclosure of the costs.
Finish those exams and pack your bags. Haven't planned your spring break yet? We have suggestions.
She might have slept in a mansion every night, but she was smarter about being broke than I was.
A new report finds that many for-profits make unaffordable loans to students to order to keep federal money flowing to the schools.
Move back home if you can and get a job -- any job. And while you're at it, keep your nose clean.
A new study raises more questions about the value of a degree.
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