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  • College students in class

    Liberal arts majors have gotten the reputation of being unemployable, but new research paints a rosier picture.

  • Redesign of the traditional classroom

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares a peek of what the classroom of the future could look like.

  • College student on laptop

    College students regularly pile into majors where the job prospects are hot. Whether they will stay that way after graduation is another story.

  • Professor celebrating wasted time online

    University of Pennsylvania Professor Kenneth Goldsmith is the professor behind the class "Wasting Time on the Internet." Goldsmith says students will be able to look at anything on the Internet in order to create great works of literature out of the experience.

  • A 529 college savings plan makes paying higher-education expenses easier. Here are the top 10 tax-free state 529 plans nationwide.

  • Millennial with credit card

    Millennials are shying away from credit cards, but plastic is a great way to build a credit history. Here's what to look for in a card.

  • How to choose your college major

    CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses several factors incoming college students should take into account when choosing their major.

  • Becky Dionne in action

    The odds of playing in college--much less getting a scholarship--are lower than you might think. And the pressure is intense for those who do.

  • Students walking on a college campus

    Worried about the cost of college? Brace yourself. You may have to shell out thousands before your child even sets foot in a dorm room.

  • New grads: Unprepared for real world?

    CNBC's Jeff Cox and Stephanie Landsman discuss how colleges aren't getting their students into enough internships and thus not preparing them for the real world.

  • Valuing virtual education

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Sharon Epperson, share their opinions on how education could change over the next 25 years, and the barriers to online education acceptance.

  • Will the college bubble burst?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at the possibility of the end of the university as we know it over the next 25 years.

  • Education stocks soar

    The best and worst for profit education stock trades, with Jeff Silber, BMO Capital Markets.

  • $200,000 for a tutor?

    Online tutoring company Revolution Prep charges between $50 and $700 an hour to connect students with expert tutors, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Inside NYU's MBA syllabus

    New York University's business school gears up for another student class. NYU Stern Dean Peter Blair Henry, and NYU Stern Dean of Students Conor Grennan, discuss this year's focus with students.

  • Why college costs are so high: Daniels

    Purdue University President Mitch Daniels tells CNBC the reason behind soaring tuition levels and how the free market is finally pushing back.

  • Study: Single parents skip retirement for kid's education

    Katie Libbe, Allianz Life, Louis Scatigna, AFM Investments CEO, discuss the changing landscape of college tuition payments and focus on the single-parent family.

  • Tomasso Hall, Babson College

    Money Magazine’s surprising college rankings has Babson College ahead of Harvard and other notable Ivy League schools.

  • Get ready to pay more for student loans

    Many new borrowers may be caught off guard by higher student loan borrowing costs. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why interest rates on student loans are going up July 1st.

  • Starbucks offers free college tuition

    Starbucks announced today it will offer free online college tuition to many of its employees, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

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