Jan. 11, 2018

Student loan stress? Don’t worry about the size of your debt: Focus on this number instead.

Student loan defaults may be happening far more often than we previously thought, a new report finds. Here is why that's scary, and how you can protect yourself.

Dec. 12, 2017

Is college worth it? How the gig economy is reshaping higher education

The question today is no longer whether college is a worthy investment — it’s whether the traditional college degree is keeping up with these shifts.
Nov. 21, 2017

Student loans due? 5 smart moves to pay off private and federal education debt easily — and cheaply

Student loan repayment is confusing. Here's what to know about the interest deduction, debt forgiveness and how to pay back your loans if your grace period is up.
Nov. 17, 2017

Career Advice: Get a raise this year? Here’s how you compare to the average American.

Want to earn more money? Here's how many people in the United States got a raise this past year — plus some tips on how to boost your salary.
Oct. 27, 2017

The racist Halloween costume trend started on college campuses. Here’s how schools handle them now.

University leaders are forced to confront the issue every year.
Oct. 26, 2017

This is the most common liberal arts major among billionaires

The richest billionaires in 2017, according to Forbes, share certain college majors in common. Here are their most popular areas of study.

Oct. 12, 2017

Save money on college: FAFSA deadline 2017, requirements, calculator & other key questions answered

Want to save money on college? Here's a guide to the FAFSA, plus answers to all your questions about student aid, deadlines, and new information to know for 2017.
Oct. 9, 2017

The best college bars in the US

From Boston to Orlando, Florida to New Orleans, here are the 10 college bars that are better than the rest.
Aug. 21, 2017

Back-to-school deals: How to save money on your last-minute shopping — even if you’re not a student

Save money on laptops, backpacks, dorm essentials and more.
Aug. 15, 2017

Student loans: Answers to your 9 biggest questions about college debt

Here's what you need to know about paying off your college debt — or applying for more loans to go to graduate school.
Aug. 2, 2017

7 top companies with happy workers that will pay you to go back to school

Tuition reimbursement is one of the most financially valuable perks you can get. Here are some companies with both happy employees and this coveted benefit.

July 25, 2017

Save money in 2017: How to slash back-to-school costs

Planning to spend hundreds on back-to-school costs? Follow these simple tips and tricks to keep more money in your pocket.
July 18, 2017

Where actress Malin Akerman plans to stay on her next trip to Nicaragua

The Billions star on how a passion for children's education turned into a special connection with Granada.
July 12, 2017

Malala is spending her 20th birthday fighting for girls’ education in Iraq

The now-20-year-old, who just recently graduated from high school, met with girls who have struggled with accessing their own education.
July 7, 2017

This bitcoin millionaire teen says he turned $1K into $1M — so he’s skipping college

Eighteen-year-old Erik Finman is skipping college after winning a bet against his parents: He turned his grandmother's $1,000 college fund into $1 million in bitcoin.
July 6, 2017

Philando Castile’s classmates give out the first scholarship in his honor, one year after his death

The Philando Castile Memorial Scholarship will be given to a young man of color annually, an award committee said.

July 5, 2017

Chicago public schools to withhold diplomas if students don’t have job, college or military plans

Critics say the new requirement could hinder low-income students.
June 30, 2017

Career advice: The best industries for networking your way to a new job

Networking advice will get you only so far in certain industries, according to a new LinkedIn survey. But in other fields, getting a job is all about personal connections.
June 30, 2017

Financial aid FAFSA deadline: Today's your last chance for almost $10K off 2016-2017 college tuition

You still have a few hours to score up to $10,000 toward college costs from the 2016-2017 academic year.
May 26, 2017

Houston middle school teachers give 7th grader "most likely to be a terrorist" mock award

The teacher gave the award one day after the Manchester bombing.
May 23, 2017

High school reportedly considering expulsion after student wears off-the-shoulder top

Summer, a high school senior, says she's not allowed to walk in graduation for violating the dress code.

May 22, 2017

Kiese Laymon to Students: "Our generation has not given you a healthy model of honest reckoning"

The black, southern author asked students at the Mississippi School of the Arts to go into the world with honesty, compassion and regret — unlike their elders.
May 12, 2017

15-year-old Zakara Blanding just got a college degree before she even finished high school

Zakara Blanding is only 15 but she's already got a college degree.
May 10, 2017

Betsy DeVos was greeted with a "huge chorus" of boos during her speech at Bethune-Cookman

The U.S. education secretary is having a really bad day.
May 4, 2017

This college invented a futuristic solution to keep low-income students enrolled

This chat bot answers questions for students so admission counselors don't have to.
May 4, 2017

11 grad gifts that aren't monogrammed towels or copies of 'Oh, the Places You’ll Go!'

Herschel, EyeBuyDirect and more brands have great gifts for the big celebration.

May 2, 2017

Schools are sweeping sexual assault by students under the rug

An investigation by the 'Associated Press' found 17,000 reports of sexual misconduct by students between 2011 and 2015.
May 1, 2017

No one asked Priscilla Samey to prom, so she took her Harvard acceptance letter instead

The teen also got accepted to six other Ivy League schools.
May 1, 2017

5 smart tuition hacks to cut the growing cost of college

Figuring out the cost of college is tough — here's how to make it easier to budget and pay for higher education.
April 28, 2017

Florida student posted "Slaves for Sale" Craigslist ad with photos of black classmates

The Fleming Island High School student has since been suspended.