Mark’s looks at a recent article critiquing Payscale’s data on “return on investment” for America’s colleges and universities.
If you’re looking for a medium sized private college with small college perks, consider Ithaca in upstate New York.
If you do well in school, you will be rewarded. Seton Hall has announced deep discounts for top students. You can now attend a private university at a public school price.
Applying to an out-of-state public university can be a good admissions strategy. However, it may not be the smartest financial move.
Are you looking for a college with free tuition? Look no more.
Colleges cost a lot. Sarah Lawrence College costs the most. Why is that? And is this really true? (Hint: It depends on how good a student you are…!)
Is it really possible that a private college could cost less than a public university. Yes! And as public universities raise tuition, the price difference is shrinking.
One hidden, but very important part of my job is to keep up with trends in how colleges are managed. This arcane stuff may seem irrelevant for a college counselor, but it helps me understand the larger context in which college admissions offices make their decisions. An article today from Inside Higher Ed reports on […]
It’s that time of year again, when students and parents are being solicited by all sorts of organizations who promise to find you a scholarship. Before you lunge at that offer that seems to be good to be true, make sure you check out the Federal Trade Commission’s $cholarship $cams website. Mark Montgomery Educational Consultant
Today’s issue of Inside Higher Ed has an article about public universities eager to boost revenues–and head count–by recruiting out-of-state students. Many public universities are facing deep budget cuts, and some are hoping to make up their revenue shortfalls by recruiting out-of-state students. The article expresses many doubts that this will be a good strategy […]