U.S. Department of Education officials are reportedly backing away from rating the performance of schools in a new college-rating system, instead opting to offer expanded data for consumers.
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Frank Bruni advocates for perspective and balance in the college search process in Where You Go is Not Who You Will Be, as he speak to parents on this book tour.
February 18, 2015
The percent of students who think that a college having early-action and early-decision programs was "very important" in their decision to apply has doubled in the past 15 years.
February 10, 2015
A survey of college freshmen conducted at UCLA finds nearly 44 percent of students hope to attend graduate school, with the trend fueled by the aspirations of women and first-generation college-goers
January 30, 2015
College Board is now giving students the option to have the results from their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test sent to five more organizations that give scholarships to disadvantaged students.
January 23, 2015
A new poll finds high school and college students believe job placement and ability to repay loans are the most important factors to include in the federal college-rating system.
November 11, 2014
The American College Application Campaign is helping students in 4,000 high schools in all 50 states complete applications during the school day.
October 23, 2014
College Summit hosts a series of App-a-thons to teach counselors and students about new mobile and web apps to help in the college-search process.
December 10, 2013
A new study shows choice of major is a greater factor in reducing the pay gap for young women than attending an elite college.
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.