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How Much Merit Aid Will Your College Give You?

Curious how much merit aid the college of your choice is likely to give? Check out a new interactive listing of more than 600 colleges from Education Life, the higher education quarterly of the New York Times.

Student Loans–Too Much of A Good Thing

Student loans can help you pay for college.  But too many student loans can ruin your life. An article today in the New York Times reports that student loans have now outstripped credit card debt in the US, and that the amount of loans will surpass $1 trillion next year. That’s a lot of debt. […]

More Opinions on Advanced Placement

One of our most commented on posts is “Which is Better: AP or IB?” In the post, Mark Montgomery highlights the differences between the two academic programs.  Recently, the NY Times published a piece where five different professionals offered opinions on the expanding Advanced Placement program.  The article states that the number of students taking […]

College Admissions and Multiples

Last week, the NY Times published an article on quadruplets who were all recently accepted to Yale.  The article describes the scene of Ray, Kenny, Carol, and Martina Crouch all logging into the Yale website to see if they were admitted.  I can only imagine how agonizing it must have been for all four siblings […]