A new study shows choice of major is a greater factor in reducing the pay gap for young women than attending an elite college.
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December 10, 2013
November 26, 2013
An online resource aims to help students better understand the methodology of college rankings to keep some perspective in selecting a school.
June 28, 2013
Updated information is released on college costs and financial-aid trends.
June 21, 2013
Early evaluations of the Postecondary Success Collaborative shows helping high schools leverage existing resources to improve college access is having an impact.
April 30, 2013
A new, free online tool is rolled out to help students compare college costs.
September 14, 2012
Meeting with college representatives visiting high schools can help chances in admissions process, say college-admissions experts.
July 27, 2012
A growing number of high school guidance counselors are hosting boot camps in the summer to help students get a jump-start on the college-application process.
February 21, 2012
Administration seeking feedback on new draft of college scorecard to help students compare value and affordability of schools.
January 03, 2012
Despite a new federal requirement that colleges have a "net price calculator" on their websites, 272 institutions have yet to comply, and some calculators are hard to find. The assessment is provided by NetPriceCalculator.info, a new McLean, Va.-based company that tracks compliance with the manda...
December 28, 2011
Looking back at the most-read College Bound posts of the year, you can see a range of issues. From policymakers to parents to educators, you were drawn to stories about applications and access, completion and jobs. So, a drum roll please.....The top 10 stories, as measured by hits on this blog, fo...