Research & Advocacy
Paying for College
Why it Matters what Students and Parents Think of Colleges
A new infographic from the website BrainTrack came out recently. It demonstrates that what students and parents think of colleges can be valuable information with multiple applications.
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Humor: Completing the FAFSA Comic
The fourteenth comic in the College Parents of America Humor series is now available on collegeparents.org. This comic, a co-creation of College Parents of America and Hector Curriel, focuses on the pain that parents feel when looking at the result of FAFSA's expected family contribution calculation.
Utilizing Health Centers On Campus – A Vital Component Of Student Health
Student health centers are critical to student success. This is true on many levels. In recent years, we’ve seen data points like these:
What I Read Over my Winter Vacation
While many of you were catching up on your pleasure reading over the recent holidays, I took a different route.Call me a martyr, but one of the many higher-ed-related tomes I tackled by the fire on those dark late December nights was Tuition Rising: Why College Costs So Much , published by Harvard University Press and written by Ronald G. Ehrenberg, director of the Higher Education Research Institute at Cornell University. I really welcomed the nearby fire, because Prof. Ehrenreich's conclusions were rather chilling.