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College Application Process Intimidating to Some

Sometimes, all it takes is a $7 burrito gift card to get high school seniors to submit their college applications early.

11/30/2013

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Md. Agrees to Mediation in Black Colleges Suit

The state of Maryland and attorneys representing historically black colleges have agreed to attempt to mediate a resolution to create high-demand academic programs at the schools.

10/31/2013

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Study: 60 Percent Of College Admissions Directors Have Not Met Enrollment Goals

A recent survey revealed that 46 percent of admissions directors at colleges throughout the country are “very concerned” about meeting enrollment targets this year.

10/23/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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U.Va. Braces for Weekend Influx of Students

University of Virginia officials expect a busy weekend as about 6,000 students are set to check into university housing, including first-year residence halls.

08/23/2013

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White House Defends Obama Bus Tour Amid Bloodshed In Egypt, Syria

Calling higher education an “economic imperative,” President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine how federal financial aid is distributed.

08/22/2013

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Obama Proposes New System for Rating Colleges

Calling higher education an “economic imperative,” President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine how federal financial aid is distributed.

08/22/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

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Average Cost of Virginia’s Public Colleges Goes Up

The cost to attend Virginia’s colleges and universities continues to go up, but the increases appear to have leveled off.

08/05/2013

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State Orders Northern Virginia College to Shut Down

Virginia officials have ordered a northern Virginia college that catered to foreign students to shut down.

07/23/2013

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