The 8th Annual AP Report to Nation Reveals Student Potential Out-Paces Enrollment in AP.


Response mounts to Claremont McKenna's inflated SAT scores to college rankings.


Richard Schwartz offers advice on the importance of quality and value on choosing college.


New article from the American Educational Research Journal finds student who take more rigorous courses in high school are more likely to graduate and succeed in college.


Community colleges have their work cut out for them in closing the gap between student aspirations and results, a new report finds.


New study of college freshman show fewer getting into first-choice college and gap in acceptance versus attendance.


Annual freshman college survey shows students getting better prepared academically.


Although families could start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Jan. 1, many put it off. However, with dwindling financial-aid dollars, some institutions and states are doling out awards on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are depleted. Dates vary by state, but some require students to fill out the FAFSA in February and March. (Click here for a list of deadlines by state.) FAFSA must receive applications no later than June 30. So it's smart to apply now. It's a common misconception to wait until you file your taxes first. Experts say to estimate ...


The president is pushing a series of initiatives aimed at pressuring colleges to keep tuition down and making it easier for families to compare financial aid packages.


In today's tight job market, young people especially need all the help they can get. A free online toolkit launched Tuesday by the Young Invincibles and the American School Counselor Association has detailed job-market information, including college majors with the lowest unemployment rates by state. Rory O'Sullivan, policy director for Young Invincibles, a Washington-based nonprofit advocating for 18- to 34-year olds, said young people are looking for more career guidance. This fall, the organization released results of a survey that showed eight in 10 young people know that higher education is more important to their generation than their parents', but ...


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