Hometel offers a travel experience that serves as an alternative to hotel stays. Whether one is searching for a couch to crash on, or a house to rent with friends, Hometel Travel has a variety of options for searching within specific college and university networks. One can reserve a spare bedroom for a night or an apartment for a whole semester.
Tracy Repchuk's three children are still in grade school, but she's already got college funding figured out. The Repchuk kids are 14, 15, and 16 and when they head off to college in a few years, here's how much their parents will be chipping in: Zero.
A leading analyst of global politics told Duke University's newest graduates Sunday they are entering an "astonishingly peaceful" era whose "extraordinary opportunity" should not be obscured by temporary concerns about the economy and other world problems.
It wasn't that long ago that high school seniors and their parents met astronomical college loans with a shrug and a signature: Whatever it took to send junior to his "first choice" school was a small price to pay.
Education has long been perceived as a great leveler in the United States, providing opportunities throughout society. But at a time of economic struggle, millions of people are wondering if the country's schools can still provide a platform for success.
One way or another, the Congress seems certain to prevent a low interest rate for federal student loans from doubling on July 1, aides and analysts say, largely because lawmakers do not want to rile young voters before the November 6 elections.
Most in the class of 2012 were born in 1990 - a year when automakers struggled and gas prices climbed to almost $2 a gallon. They grew up with Harry Potter but without rotary phones and spent more time texting and less time talking.
There's no shortage of advice for new college graduates. Everyone from the commencement speaker to the local bartender (who may have been last year's commencement speaker) has a strong opinion about what you should do. So much often contradictory advice can cancel itself out.
Want to stand out from the crowd of college-educated job seekers? Forget summa cum laude or fluency in Mandarin. If you're as qualified as the next applicant coming in for an interview, you can set yourself apart with one simple thing: homework.
The Sacred Heart University sports community gets a shot in the arm with the joining of Bobby Valentine, a big name in baseball circle. On Tuesday he was named executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics by the university.
The Eastern Michigan University Marching Band will be featured on the nationally syndicated television show, "Ariel, Zoey, & Eli, Too," aired on Detroit Public Television (WTVS), Friday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m, said the university.
Penn State University Board of Trustees have agreed to a plan to pursue separate American Bar Association accreditations for its Dickinson School of Law campuses in Carlisle and State College, before operating them as two independent law schools, beginning 2014-15 academic year.
The Oberlin College student senate have agreed to a resolution, May 5 that urges the officials to divest fully from six companies that do businesses in the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories such as West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and Gaza.