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  • SAFT ON WEALTH-Success has many fathers Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    Jan 15- If you are like most investors, you probably mistake catching a wave for being able to swim fast. A new study by Dutch academics Arvid Hoffmann and Thomas Post of Maastricht University was able to quiz customers of a discount brokerage about how good they felt they were while also gaining access to their trading records.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 19- The University of California is under no obligation to obtain and disclose information on the investment performance of venture capital funds in its portfolio, a California court ruled Thursday in a decision that could broadly affect how public-records laws are interpreted.

  • How to make those college essays POP! Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    It's good to make your college essay conversational but not so conversational it becomes OMG BTW, according to this college advisor.

  • Chinese universities dominate BRIC ranking     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    A new ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds points to sharp contrasts between Indian and China in higher education. The Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- With college costs already astronomical and rising, saving for them isn't just a year-end thing. In Illinois, for example, contributions of up to $10,000 a year for an individual or $20,000 for a couple filing jointly are deductible for state income tax purposes.

  • Tutoring the rich     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    A growing number of wealthy parents are hiring tutors for their kids. CNBC's Robert Frank reports some tutors are making up to $400,000 a year.

  • *Sweden adopted some of most radical school reforms. STOCKHOLM, Dec 10- When one of the biggest private education firms in Sweden went bankrupt earlier this year, it left 11,000 students in the lurch and made Stockholm rethink its pioneering market reform of the state schools system.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 9- Plenty of college students- including the vast majority of those in community college- take at least one break from their studies. A study of 38,000 community college students in Texas found that 94 percent had at least one "period of non-enrollment."

  • Rethinking higher education     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    John DeGioia, Georgetown University president, discusses the changing landscape of higher education and how to implement change while retaining some long-standing traditions. Also, a look at how Georgetown is helping students meet the rising cost of tuition.

  • Disrupting higher education in the US     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Gene Wade, UniversityNow founder & CEO, and Anant Agarwal, EDX president, discuss how they are trying to make education more accessible and affordable to everyone. "Education is a basic human right," Agarwal says.

  • LONDON, Dec 4- European private equity firm Bridgepoint has agreed to buy pre-university training provider Cambridge Education Group from Palamon Capital Partners in a deal worth 185 million pounds.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26- Many U.S. high school students may be headed for trouble in college because they plan to major in a subject that doesn't match their interests. Nearly as many choose majors that are a poor fit, according to College Choice Report: Preferences and Prospects, a report by ACT Inc, the Iowa City, Iowa- based testing and research organization.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- In May 2012, Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident, was getting ready to journey to New York after his improbable escape from house arrest. About a week before his arrival, an Evangelical Christian pastor from Texas and a New York University law professor took a walk in Central Park.

  • Chegg CEO: Learning will be interactive     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 9:52 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team talks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig about Chegg's NYSE debut and their business model. Rosensweig says, "it's not about making money, it's about investing where the opportunity is."

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 11- More than 800,000 international students studied at U.S. colleges and universities last year, a record high fueled largely by an influx of young scholars from China, U.S. data released on Monday showed.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 11- College applications aren't fraught enough, so here's something else to worry you. The Department of Education releases each student's line-up to all of his or her prospective colleges.

  • *Expects to save at least $300 million in 2014. Oct 23- University of Phoenix owner Apollo Group Inc stunned Wall Street with its ability to trim fat and by finally reporting a slowdown in new enrolment declines, lifting shares of the for-profit education companies.

  • Oxford: Demand for MBA degrees remain strong     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Peter Tufano, Dean of Said Business School, University of Oxford says students from emerging markets continue to flock to business school. He also describes rising interest in entrepreneurship programs.

  • How private schools make public schools better Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Some people think that sending your kids to private school makes you a bad person. Here's why they are totally wrong.

  • Parents pay smaller portion of college costs     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.

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