Interactive College Scorecards

Interactive College Scorecards

Following Obama’s State of the Union address this week, the White House unveiled an interactive College Scorecard website to help give prospective students more insight into the value of U.S. colleges. The scorecard site, powered by the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center, allows users to find information on schools by searching for a…

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New Accredited Coursera Courses

New Accredited Coursera Courses

You may be able to start earning more of your degree, for free! A few weeks ago, we wrote about a few accredited, introductory college courses that you can take for free as part of the MOOC2Degree program. Last Wednesday, the American Council on Education (ACE) certified five more free online courses, hosted by Coursera. Coursera‘s offerings include…

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Your College in the News

Your College in the News

As a student, it’s important to stay up to date on current affairs in higher education and at your school. Did you know that your college may have its own page on the New York Times website? To see your school’s news, visit the New York Times‘ Education section and use the college filter in the upper right-hand corner of the page (pictured…

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How Do U.S. Colleges Stack Up?

How Do U.S. Colleges Stack Up?

Do you know how your college ranks among the rest or which school will give you the most bang for your buck? Each year, Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP) join forces to rank institutions of higher learning in the United States. In 2012, Princeton University, Williams College, and Stanford University took…

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