Why College Mergers are Increasing

With attendance rates down, many colleges have been forced to close. Others, however, have taken the step of colleges merging.

What’s Driving Colleges Out of Business

There has been an upward trend in which quite a few colleges are going out of business. Learn more about why in the article below.

Your Choice Isn’t College or Oblivion, Says Mike Rowe

“Your choice isn’t college or oblivion. It’s not higher education or alternative education,” says Mike Rowe of the TV show Dirty Jobs. In 2008, Mike created the mikeroweWORKS Foundation to launch a national PR campaign for skilled labor.

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $5M to Immigrant Scholarship Fund

Continuing his push to bring the plight on immigrants to the forefront of public discussion, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made another investment in a pro-immigrant cause. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have donated $5 million to TheDream.us, a…

John Boehner Hate, Hate, Hates on Obama’s Free College Plan with Taylor Swift GIFs

The staff of fiscal conservative John Boehner has taken the time to explain why you should be against President Obama’s recently announced plan to provide free community college to some Americans. Knowing that that only way to reach the kids…

Financial Aid Woes? Could A College Education Abroad Be The Solution?

In the United States, the complexities of trying to qualify for financial aid while preparing to owe thousands in student loans is the norm. So much so that a serious question almost never pops into the minds of troubled teens…

Dorm Room Essentials: Often Forgotten “Must Haves”

It’s the time of year when a new generation of teenagers head off to college. As parents prepare to say goodbye to the kids that grew up so fast, they probably have gone over a checklist of dorm essentials. New…

Financial Aid: Simple Tips That Help

If you are going to college, you will want to apply for financial aid. Some high school guidance counselors and teachers will help you apply before you even graduate high school, but if you didn’t get any help, you might…

College Textbooks: Tricks To Help You Save On Them

College is expensive and if you are lucky enough to be able to afford tuition, you still have to come up with enough money to buy all of the necessary tools and supplies for each semester or quarter. College textbooks…

Federal Student Loans Are Changing, Here’s How

If you plan to attend college and don’t have enough money saved to foot the bill, you might have to resort to getting a federal student loan. Don’t worry, most students need loans to help them pay for college and…

Student Loan Debt: More Parents Not Helping

Student Loan Debt is becoming more and more the responsibility of the student, and less that of the parents. According to a Discover student loan survey, only 52% of parents said they were going to help their kids pay for…

Emma Watson Graduates From College

Emma Watson is an official college graduate! Watson has been vigorously studying at Brown University in Rhode Island in hopes of obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in English, and now she finally has. Emma enrolled in the Ivy League university in…

Debt Consolidation Can Help Those Burdened By Student Loans

Debt consolidation isn’t a term you hear all that often outside of financial circles. After all, why would a young student have to worry about lumping their debt together? For the student with thousands of dollars in debt across different…

Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked…

VEISHA Celebration Canceled After Riot

VEISHEA, Iowa State University’s annual week-long celebration, was canceled after riots ensued. VEISHEA, which stands from Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Industrial Science, Home Economics, and Agriculture, has been a tradition for the university since 1922. The festival features parades, exhibits, demonstrations,…

Rachel Canning: Sued NJ Parents, Gets Tuition Paid

The news that Rachel Canning, the teen who made national news over suing her parents, is now a scholarship student has some huffing indignantly. Canning was the subject of much media scrutiny due to her disrespectful behavior towards her parents.…

Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize

A precedent was set by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Chicago on Wednesday. The NLRB decided that football players from Northwestern University had the right to form a union. This would allow Northwestern football players to be the…

Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids

College kids love music, but most of them are poor as dirt. Spotify knows this, and in an attempt to encourage more young adults to opt for the premium version of the service, the company has decided to offer it…

Gamers Are Now Student Athletes at Top South Korean University

Although we’re coming around to it, there’s no doubt that places like South Korea are a little more into eSports than we are. But if a South Korean mother did happen to get a bit concerned with the amount of…

States Consider $0 Tuition Fee For Community College

Nothing gets the attention of consumers like the word free. In recent reports, state officials in a few states are considering the idea of a free community college education. This is being looked into, as it is seen as an…