The First Year is a Big Deal

Parents of new college students recognize that the transition to college is a BIG deal.   The transition is a major life event for both students and the family.  In fact, according to the research by UCLA – about 25% of freshmen students do not...

The Cost of Dropping Out of High School

Amidst the anxiety over U.S. students slipping in international math and science rankings, there is a more crippling epidemic plaguing education in America: abysmal high school graduation rates. While there is an outpouring of concern over how American students fare...

2010 College Financial Aid Breakdown

Most students need help paying for college, but where does financial aid come from and how do you get it? Billions of dollars are used to finance higher education each year; in 2009-10 alone, $199.2 billion was awarded to students in the form of grants, in addition to...

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