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  • Amazon Campus: Cutting the cost of college textbooks  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, discusses a new joint effort between Amazon and Purdue University that aims to make it easier for college students to stock up on materials without breaking the bank.

  • Corinthian Colleges Inc is the first university operator in the United States to feel the force of a government crackdown on the $28 billion for-profit education sector. As part of an agreement with the Department of Education- the same deal to which Wickiser's login page made reference- Corinthian has six months to sell most of its campuses or close them down.

  • Modern student housing play  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    Private developers are moving onto college campuses. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the modern makeovers.

  • Millennials 'key' to housing recovery: Study  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Chris Herbert, Harvard research director, provides insight to a Harvard study which shows millennials "hold the key" to a stronger housing recovery.

  • Get ready to pay more for student loans  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Many new borrowers may be caught off guard by higher student loan borrowing costs. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why interest rates on student loans are going up July 1st.

  • Which college major pays off most?  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports majoring in engineering is the most lucrative.

  • COLUMN-To get into college, play a game or two Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, June 23- For the first-time college hopeful in a family, who may have less help navigating the complex application process, would playing some games offer insights, help with school choices and boost their chances of completing a degree? Researchers and game developers at the University of Southern California hope so.

  • Coffee drinkers take notice...  Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Coffee prices are coming down and Starbuck's "Fizzio" drinks roll out across the Sun Belt, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Baristas with bachelors  Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Starbucks' offer to help employees obtain a bachelor's degree. But there's a catch...

  • Get your 'nano degree' online  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    It is a very focused degree designed to get you a job, says Sebastian Thrun, Udacity CEO & co-founder, discussing his company's partnership with AT&T that offers students a way to close the skills gap.

  • Starbucks' new college initiative  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    Starbucks is offering a deal to juniors and seniors who work at least 20 hours a week at Starbucks will get full reimbursement for each semester or full-time coursework towards a bachelor's degree.

  • Harvard endowment chief steps down  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports endowment chief at Harvard, Jane Mendillo, is stepping down. The "Closing Bell" panel discusses the shift.

  • Sen. Warren: I am not running for president  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), says she is "not running for president," but urgently working to pass a student loan bill.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), provides insight on where tuition is rising fastest, and shares her story of graduating from a commuter college that cost $50 per semester.

  • Student loan debt now totals more than $1.2 trillion. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), discusses the student loan crisis as she prepares an upcoming bill proposal which would refinance current loans and bring down monthly payments. "Student loan debt is crushing individuals, and a drag on the economy," she says.

  • Student loans part of the problem: AEI  Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Andrew Kelly, The American Enterprise Institute, looks at the rising costs of college tuition and how generous federal loan programs are contributing.

  • Does your GPA matter? Pro says no  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    If you fit into the culture of a company, you got the job, explains Dan Schawbel, Millennial Branding founder. He shares his best advice for college graduates on the job hunt, including having a positive attitude.

  • NCAA's blueprint for 21st century athletes  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 commissioner, shares his thoughts on implementing major reforms at the NCAA and whether or not college athletes should be paid.

  • School sells grass (the other kind) to make cash Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:10 PM ET
    Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

    The University of Notre Dame is planning to make way for new football turf, so it's selling off used grass for nearly $150 a pop.

  • 'Best way' to create systemic poverty  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    Jeff Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, says the growth in auto and student loan debt are the best ways to create systemic poverty in the U.S.