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  • How to choose your college major     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

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

  • Big money for kids sports     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    The NCAA tells high school athletes the chances of getting a scholarship in many sports are around 2 percent. NBC Sports Dave Briggs, and CNBC.com's Kelley Holland, weigh in.

  • Fantasy football: College scholarship myths busted Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:02 AM ET
    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.

  • Vice President Joe Biden used a choice word to describe his job Thursday night during an event at Harvard University's Institute of Politics.

  • New leader of Harvard endowment     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Stephen Blyth will become the head of Harvard's endowment effective January 1st.

  • *Need for skilled talent puts London at odds with national policy. LONDON, Sept 17- When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond.

  • Sept 16- For-profit education companies Education Management Corp and Corinthian Colleges Inc said they would not be able to file their annual reports on time.

  • Is college a giant waste of money?     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    Robert Reich, former U.S. Labor Secretary says a 4-year college degree program should not be the only gateway to the middle class.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- The U.S. consumer finance watchdog on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges for alleged predatory lending, saying that the for-profit institute lured students into taking out private student loans by touting "bogus" job prospects and using illegal debt-collection methods.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- The U.S. consumer finance watchdog on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges for alleged predatory lending, saying that the for-profit institute lured students into taking out private student loans by touting "bogus" job prospects and using illegal debt-collection methods.

  • Valuing virtual education     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    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?     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

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

  • Redesign of the traditional classroom     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

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

  • Education 25 years in the future     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson, and Sebastian Thrun, Udacity co-founder & CEO, take a look at how technology is likely to revolutionize the educational landscape.

  • A higher-ed bubble even bigger than student loans Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Student loans have surpassed credit card debt in the U.S., but there's an even bigger ed bubble: the collapse of colleges and universities.

  • Revolutionizing higher education     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    John Taylor, Stanford University, talks about disrupting the education landscape by introducing new learning styles online.

  • U.S. falls behind in college competition -OECD Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- The United States has slipped behind many other countries in college completion and "educational mobility," with fewer young Americans getting more education than their parents, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's "Education at a Glance" report.

  • Harvard's largest donation     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    Harvard-educated investor Gerald Chan is giving $350 million to Harvard's School of Public Health, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Education stocks soar     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

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

  • COLUMN-What to do when your college shuts down Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 8- The collapse of Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the abrupt shutdown of several other for-profit campuses this year have left tens of thousands of students wondering about the future of their education- and their debt.