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Before you decide to work in college, ask yourself these questions

Laura Perna, University of Pennsylvania and Taylor K. Odle For many undergraduates, working for pay during the academic year is a necessary part of the...

At these colleges, students begin serious research their first year

Nancy Stamp, Binghamton University, State University of New York Rat brains to understand Parkinson’s disease. Drones to detect plastic landmines. Social media to predict acts...

These college rankings focus on schools that help students get ahead

Robert Kelchen, Seton Hall University The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it. Robert Kelchen, a scholar of higher education, oversees the college rankings...

Why do college textbooks cost so much? 7 questions answered

Amie Freeman, University of South Carolina Editor’s note: The high price of college textbooks has long been a sore point for students. Even though the...

Students who plan to seek more education than needed for their...

Soobin Kim, Michigan State University When it comes to career success, it pays to aim for more education than what you need for the job...

Could black philanthropy help solve the black student debt crisis?

Mako Fitts Ward, Arizona State University When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at...

The SAT’s new ‘adversity score’ is a poor fix for a...

Leigh Patel, University of Pittsburgh The College Board recently revealed a new “adversity score” that it plans to use as part of the SAT in...

Long considered a high honor, the valedictorian tradition faces an uncertain...

John R. Thelin, University of Kentucky As college and high school graduations take place, thousands of select students will step to podiums to deliver their...

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After the crash, who owns the British university in 2014?

By David Watson, University of Oxford By international standards, British universities have extraordinarily high levels of autonomy. They control all of their assets, they employ...