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  • New grads: Unprepared for real world?     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox and Stephanie Landsman discuss how colleges aren't getting their students into enough internships and thus not preparing them for the real world.

  • MIT triumphs in latest world university rankings Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:12 AM ET
    The Ray and Maria Stata Center ion the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    U.S. and U.K. universities remain tops, with Boston's MIT leading the way, according to widely followed global rankings out Tuesday.

  • 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 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.

  • Explaining 529 plans     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    A 529 college savings plan is an education plan operated by a state or educational institution. It was designed to help families set aside funds for future college costs.

  • $200,000 for a tutor?     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Online tutoring company Revolution Prep charges between $50 and $700 an hour to connect students with expert tutors, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Inside NYU's MBA syllabus     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    New York University's business school gears up for another student class. NYU Stern Dean Peter Blair Henry, and NYU Stern Dean of Students Conor Grennan, discuss this year's focus with students.

  • Why college costs are so high: Daniels     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Purdue University President Mitch Daniels tells CNBC the reason behind soaring tuition levels and how the free market is finally pushing back.

  • Katie Libbe, Allianz Life, Louis Scatigna, AFM Investments CEO, discuss the changing landscape of college tuition payments and focus on the single-parent family.

  • America's best college for your money is... Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Tomasso Hall, Babson College

    Money Magazine’s surprising college rankings has Babson College ahead of Harvard and other notable Ivy League schools.

  • 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.

  • Starbucks offers free college tuition     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Starbucks announced today it will offer free online college tuition to many of its employees, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Your guide to making an ace commencement speech Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    The rules are simple. Keep things light. Remember to congratulate the graduates. And if you can do it from space—as one speaker did—that helps, too.

  • NEW YORK, May 28- For some people, the magic of compound interest alone is enough to sell them on a 529 college savings plan, but others seem to need more incentive. Enter 529 Day, appropriately designated for May 29, aimed at raising awareness about the importance of saving for university and the advantages of a 529 plan.

  • NEW YORK, May 28- For some people, the magic of compound interest alone is enough to sell them on a 529 college savings plan, but others seem to need more incentive. Enter 529 Day, appropriately designated for May 29, aimed at raising awareness about the importance of saving for university and the advantages of a 529 plan.