Apollo Group fell$. 21 or 1.2 percent, to $17.61. Career Education Corp. rose$. 07 or 1.4 percent, to $4.94. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 47 or 1.3 percent, to $36.35.» Read More
LOS ANGELES, Dec 2- The next generation of college students has heard the message loud and clear about the perils of taking on too much student loan debt- so much so that many are unwilling to go into debt at all in order to attend college. The vast majority of people aged 16-19 recognize the importance of a college degree, but most say they either want to avoid...
A new test measures whether kids know the ins and outs of a computer. Thousands of Canadian kids took the test and they excelled.
Nov 18- The estimated average cost of developing an approved new drug has more than doubled to more than $2.5 billion from a 2003 estimate by Tufts University, but critics questioned the figure and noted the school's strong financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry. The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, located in Boston, in 2003 estimated the...
LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Many parents will not learn how much they must pay for their children's college education until financial aid packages arrive this spring. By then it may be too late to get a better deal. Run the numbers every year, starting when your kids are in middle school, said Troy Onink, chief executive officer of college planning service Stratagee.com.
Oct 30- The U.S. Department of Education will introduce new regulations next year in its latest attempt to improve the job prospects of those graduating from for-profit colleges and universities. "They dropped the cohort default so people say it's less bad than it was three months ago," Steve Gunderson, chief executive of the Association of Private Sector...
Oct 30- The U.S. Department of Education will introduce stricter regulations next year in its latest attempt to improve the job prospects of those graduating from for-profit colleges and universities. For-profit institutions, including Apollo Education Group Inc, Corinthian Colleges Inc and DeVry Education Group Inc, have been struggling to attract new...
LOS ANGELES, Oct 27- The six-month grace period for many student loans is about to expire for new college graduates. If the past is any guide, many people will miss their first payment and some will end up defaulting on their loans- even though there's usually no good reason for that to happen. The typical borrower with student loan debt has four loans, according to a...
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