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"Heavy drinking among college students is one of the most common misconceptions of many people about college students is that they are engaged to excessive drinking, but a study suggests that this is not always the case."
The Common Application, used by nearly 700 colleges and universities in the United States and abroad for admissions, just announced its essay prompts for the 2017-2018 college admissions season—and there are some big changes from last year.
Darron Collins, president of the private College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, advises families on the best way to decide on a college
Business is the most-popular major on college campuses these days, but the National Survey of Student Engagement reveals some keys reasons why this is not always the best choice. Let us know your thoughts!
University of Kentucky seeks to drastically shift its aid strategy to improve retention, rolling back the use of funds for top students who can afford to pay. What do you think about this rare move for a state flagship university?
Graduation and retention rates tend to track admission selectivity (stronger entering students are more likely to graduate, and on time). What are your thoughts?
Federal sanctions aren't just for predatory for-profits any more... Harvard and other brand-name schools have programs with questionable financial outcomes.