College graduation rates: Income really matters

It’s getting more difficult for low-income students to climb the economic ladder as the college graduation gap between the rich and poor grows.

While more students from all backgrounds are finishing college, the […]

5 Ways College Students Can Prepare for Finals

College finals week can throw even the most seasoned of college students for a loop. No matter how many times you’ve been through it, finals week is still a major […]

Cuts in State Budgets Threaten Nation’s College-Completion Agenda

Cuts in state budgets are putting the nation’s college-completion agenda in jeopardy, says a new report by the Education Policy Center at the University of Alabama.

The center surveyed members of the National […]

I Don’t Know What to do With the Rest of My Life

This is a question that I hear all the time. And you know what? Very few high school students really know what they want to do when they grow up.

When I was growing […]

Obama-Singh Initiative for Indo-American Education

The number of Indian students enrolled in higher education including graduate programs is roughly 100,000, second to China’s nearly 200,000, but more than Korea’s. Almost 1/4 of all international students in the […]

How to Kick Off Your Student Loan Repayments

For students who take out loans to finance their education, the built-in grace period most loans carry can serve as early relief on the path to repayment. For six months after graduation, loan […]

Global Citizenship and the University: Advancing Social Life and Relations in an Interdependent World

Worldwide immigration, the rise of globalization and its challenges to the nation-state, and supranational documents such as the United Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007) are among the important factors […]

Why Do Colleges Not Use Score Choice?

Some very selective colleges don’t use score choice. Why not?

There are potentially two issues that the colleges are looking at when they request all scores be sent. One is the simply issue of how […]