CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that interest rates on new subsidized Stafford loans are doubling to 6.8 percent after a bipartisan Senate group failed to agree on a plan.
Rising student loan debt and high unemployment may prevent college graduates from achieving financial goals and spill over into the U.S. economy, according to a recent report.
Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) discusses a bill he co-sponsored that would restore the student loan rate to 3.4% and explains why it should be the first order of business after the Senate's recess.
The Senate passed the immigration bill, and it is on its way to the House; and a deadline is fast approaching for a deal that would keep student loan rates steady, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Radford University misspelled "Virginia" on its 2013 diplomas, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and Sharon Epperson reports interest rates on federal student loans will jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent if Congress does not act.
Student loan rates are set to double if Congress doesn't act by July 1st, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discusses his views on why the government should not profit from student loans, but should be viewed as an investment in the nation's future instead.
The clock is ticking on more than 7 million students applying for Stafford loans, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
According to the results of a current CNBC survey, Americans now have overwhelming doubts about the value of a four-year education, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Discussing the big problems Obamacare creates for hospitals, doctors, and even medical students, with Dr. Beth Haynes M.D. of Benjamin Rush Society, Brian Blank, UNC-Chapel Hill Medical Student.
In the new movie "The Internship" with Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, viewers get a taste of what it might be like to intern at Google, but is it true to life? Kyle Ewing, who runs Google¿s internship program, breaks down what it really takes to intern at one of the world's most innovative companies.
Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has a new book, "Is College Worth It?" Bennett discusses what's discouraging students, including prohibitively high tuition.
The Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
A new bipartisan bill, the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act, aims to press colleges into providing prospective students with data on the employment outcomes of graduates.
A new study finds that many graduates feel overqualified yet underprepared to make the transition from school to work.
Kirk McDonald, PubMatic president explains why he is not interested in hiring new college graduates without the ability to write code. And, CNBC's Jon Fortt has the detail on where to get a crash course in coding.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Duke University head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski about his winning strategies for recruiting and coaching.
Former Education Secretary William Bennett argues that 96 percent of colleges aren't worth the investment due to high loan payments and sky rocketing unemployment rates.
Mykolas Rambus, CEO of Wealth-X, discusses a study that reveals which universities produce the most multi-millionaires around the world.
The "Mad Money" crew looks back to some of the most memorable moments of the week to when Cramer visited Villanova's Business School, and when his set got a "facelift."