An evaluation of the Minnesota-based College Possible mentoring program finds low-income students who participated were more likely to enroll in a four-year college, and to attend a more-selective institution.

An ACT study finds 52 percent of high school graduates in 2013 who would be first-generation college students don't meet college-readiness benchmarks.

Educators and policymakers should do more to encourage promising, disadvantaged students to attend college and support all students to completion, recommends a new report.

Nearly one-third of admissions officers surveyed say they have checked out an applicant's online profile, while the practice doesn't concern most students.

The Florida study shows that college-going patterns can be traced to where girls and boys decide to attend high school.

As high school students apply to colleges this fall, it's best to remember that just 2 percent of schools take less than 25 percent of their applicants.

The new federal agency that has positioned itself as a listening ear and champion for Americans wronged by the financial system is coming through for college students. A new report shows the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau helped more than 330 people receive financial compensation after making complaints to the agency about unfair practices by lenders for their student loans. "Private Loans, Public Complaints," was released Thursday by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, an independent research and public interest organization based in Washington. It analyzed complaints filed on the agency's public Consumer Complaints Database and discoverd 8 percent (330 total) ...

Postsecondary enrollment declined by less than 1 percent in 2011, the first drop after decades of growth, the College Board reports.

An alignment review of standards for Career Technical Education finds that most states have a mismatch with new more rigorous benchmarks endorsed by the CTE community.

Cost of tuition and fees for college students increases just 2.9 percent, still stagnating grant aid means the net price continues to increase at greater rates, according to new College Board findings.


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