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CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports why many parents are hiring college planners to help with the child's application process.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Stephen Blyth will become the head of Harvard's endowment effective January 1st.
Hiring a college planner to help navigate the admission process is a growing trend, but is it worth the high price tag?
Columbia, Yale and MIT are at the top of a new ranking of long-term university endowment investment performance.
Liberal arts majors have gotten the reputation of being unemployable, but new research paints a rosier picture.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares a peek of what the classroom of the future could look like.
College students regularly pile into majors where the job prospects are hot. Whether they will stay that way after graduation is another story.
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.
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.
CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses several factors incoming college students should take into account when choosing their major.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at the possibility of the end of the university as we know it over the next 25 years.
The best and worst for profit education stock trades, with Jeff Silber, BMO Capital Markets.
Online tutoring company Revolution Prep charges between $50 and $700 an hour to connect students with expert tutors, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
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.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels tells CNBC the reason behind soaring tuition levels and how the free market is finally pushing back.
A look at 50 private companies set to reshape the business landscape.
A look at how leading portfolio managers and institutional investors build investment plans to meet clients’ goals.
Business icons and provocateurs share their innovative models. Learn how to upend old industries and start new ones that move markets.
To combat the "summer melt," colleges are turning to text messages to help students show up, NBC News reports.
International Paper CEO Mark Sutton shares his advice on college to incoming freshmen.
Trump's administration will offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies.