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Stern Advice-Good student debt, bad student debt

May 11, 2012 PM EDT 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 ...

Studying school quality, to fight inequality

May 10, 2012 PM EDT 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 ...

Divided Congress likely to agree on student loans

Divided Congress likely to agree on student loans

May 07, 2012 PM EDT 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 ...


Class of 2012: Not so different from mom and dad

May 04, 2012 PM EDT 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 ...

College of Charleston

Squeezing Value from Your Alumni Club

May 02, 2012 PM EDT As a senior at the College of Charleston, Marshall Simmonds knew where he wanted to work: Blackbaud, a local company that provides software and services for nonprofit organizations.


What I Should have done When I Graduated

May 02, 2012 PM EDT 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 ...


How to cram for your job interview

May 01, 2012 AM EDT 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 ...

Financial checklist for college grads

Financial checklist for college grads

May 01, 2012 AM EDT Employers say they'll hire 10 percent more new graduates this year than they did in 2011, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, so you may get a decent paycheck.

Georgetown University

What's the Value of a College Degree?

Apr 30, 2012 PM EDT How much is that college degree really worth? That depends on your major. It turns out that some undergraduate and graduate diplomas are worth a lot more during a lifetime of work.

University of Virginia

Art Teachers Integrate Science Into Their Lessons at U.Va. Eastern Shore Workshop

Apr 27, 2012 PM EDT Artists and scientists gathered at the University of Virginia's Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center April 20-22 to paint, as well as study, salt marshes on the Eastern Shore.

A Stanford event: How the arts contribute to the Occupy movement

A Stanford Event: How the Arts Contribute to the Occupy Movement

Apr 27, 2012 PM EDT Students and members of the community explore how artists have occupied spaces in order to transform them, and consider the role of the arts in economic, immigrant, political and social justice ...

Manolescu (second from left), with student team

UCLA's student math team defeats 448 others, but who's counting?

Apr 20, 2012 PM EDT As a high school student in Romania - when he won three gold medals with perfect scores in international math competitions - Ciprian Manolescu already knew about the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical ...

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