Rather than go straight to college after high school, more students are starting to opt for a year off to travel, relax and find their calling. We look at the pros and cons of taking a gap year and some of the best programs for those who want to.
MainStreet ranked the most expensive colleges in the U.S. with the lowest costs of living, according to data from Bundle.com, to help prospective students determine where they can get a top-notch education without going broke.
Despite state budget problems and tuition hikes at universities around the country, many public college presidents continue to earn high salaries and compensation in excess of $500,000 a year.
Did you know you can use the tax code to help reduce the cost of your children's education? If not, here's an easy lesson.
Education may be expensive, but at least it comes with plenty of free stuff. MainStreet rounded up seven of the best freebies for students of all ages.
If you or your kids were rejected from an Ivy League university, take heart: It may be a blessing in disguise. A new study finds that these schools, which are often among the most expensive in the country, do not lead to higher salaries for graduates.
AdmissionSplash determines what colleges students have the best chance of getting into so they don’t waste time and money applying to schools that are beyond their reach.
The tough economy and rising tuition costs have taken their toll on college students, as freshmen at universities across the country are now less likely than ever before to rate their emotional health as being above average.
Mark Kantrowitz, our education planning expert, tells a parent how to shop for a great private student loan.
The vast majority of college graduates claim that their education was worth the time and the money, despite the tough economy and lousy job market.