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The recession has spurred a wave of accidental entrepreneurs who have few other alternatives.
College applicants are cleaning up their online profiles in case admissions officers look at it, the New York Times reports.
Wells Fargo is launching a new loan modification program that includes an option to lower the interest rate for certain qualified borrowers.
Students are reading less complex books that don't prepare them for careers, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
It may be good news for students and parents, but slower tuition increases are putting renewed budget pressure on public colleges.
Although many official measurements show the economy is recovering, millions of Americans are underemployed or unemployed.
Joel Klein, "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools" author, discusses how implementing incentives that reward good teachers will go a long way to cultivate better educators and improve the nation's existing school system.
Higher education has become a fast-growing American export; foreign exchange students studying in the U.S. are at a record high.
About 53 million Americans are doing freelance work. And their ranks are growing.
U.S. colleges and universities will see the weakest tuition revenue growth in a decade in 2015, Moody's said.
A new wave of entrepreneurs and start-ups are exploring innovations in shared office spaces.
High underemployment and low labor participation rates point to a skills gap - and for students weighing college, an opportunity.
Website Poets & Quants says a recent graduate of the MBA program at MIT's Sloan school got a $1.8 million job offer. Guess which industry?
The number of Chinese students enrolling in US graduate schools fell for the first time, according to a report. The Financial Times reports.
To help alleviate the cost of higher education, some colleges are exploring the use of open-source materials as an option to textbooks.
The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.
Who needs life insurance most? Breadwinners, stay-at-home parents, single moms and older couples. Here's why.
For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.
South Korea went into 'hush' mode on Thursday as students sat for the annual college admission exam. CNBC's June Yoon explains.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports why many parents are hiring college planners to help with the child's application process.
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