M. Night Shyamalan, filmmaker, explains how he got to see the disparities between two public schools in Philadelphia while scouting for a movie location, and that prompted him to take a closer look at what needs to be done to improve schools in the U.S. He also shares the five key things people must do to close the education gap.» Read More
Is the dismal job environment reason enough for a soon-to-be-graduate to go right back to school? Not so fast, Carmen says.
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The majority of college students have to take on debt to get through school. But not all student loans are made equal.
With job opportunities drying up left and right, here's to hoping one of the most disgusting and distasteful aspects of our culture finally keels over: the college application/prostitution process.
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Don’t be afraid to saddle your kids with some loans, Carmen says. It's better than risking your retirement.
Good planning and an understanding of a very complicated system of saving for college and getting aid can earn and save you thousands.
This week we're focusing on how to finance college tuition in today's market - because it's one bill you cannot skip.
At a time when fewer and fewer people can afford to pay for college, these schools are going out of their way to make higher education even more expensive. Their justification? Endowments haven't done so well lately. Since when did Penn or Harvard or Yale become for-profit institutions?
Everyone—including President Obama—is talking about green-collar jobs. But there is still no consensus of what a green job is.
College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market.
Margaret Spellings stuck around after the show to take your questions. Find out what she had to tell regular Americans looking for loans.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings explains the government's new student loan plan.
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Many private student loans offer prizes, gifts and perks for applying – but some of the loan companies get a failing grade.
Is it time to pull out of a 529 that has lost half its value?
How to prepare for paying for college, no matter how old your kids are.
As Wall Street tries to survive the credit crunch, business schools are planning their own rescue plans: tinkering with their curricula and preparing students for a different job landscape
As the credit crunch deepens, it's putting more private student loan companies out of business and leaving fewer students able to qualify.
What college students - and their parents - should learn.