April is the month of rejection from Ivy League universities. With college acceptance rates at all time low, it’s important to keep your focus on what’s really important in life.
Getting ready for a standardized tests? Maybe you should give meditation a try.
Looking for more alternatives to the U.S. News and World Report college rankings? Read this blog post to learn about a different type of ranking system used by The Washington Monthly.
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.
Read more about why applying to too many colleges may not be a good thing.
Curious about what your peers might be like when you get to college? Check out a few tidbits from “The American Freshman” survey.
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. […]
NYU and Columbia have announced plans to expand by taking on more debt in these tough economic times. Does this really make good financial or educational sense?
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 […]
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 […]