Behind the Shake-Up at Temple U.: A Merit Scholarship That Grew Too Fast

Aug 3, 2016 | No Comments

It’s clear that the $22-million shortfall caused by a new merit-scholarship program played a large role in the leadership shake-up.

Five lessons I learned the hard way from the college application process

Aug 3, 2016 | No Comments

At my lowest moment during the college application process, I closed the blinds in my room and buried my head in despair.

How important are high school courses to college performance? Less than you might think

Aug 3, 2016 | No Comments

While there are certainly many economic and cultural factors in long-term dropout rates, we argue that an overlooked hurdle to solving the problem is short-sighted measurement: education leaders too often judge high school success by high school metrics, not whether students end up with the knowledge and perseverance to attain a degree.

Experts: Direct More Institutional Aid to Low-income Students

Aug 3, 2016 | No Comments

Colleges and universities should rethink the way they distribute institutional aid in order to matriculate more students who lack the means to pay, several scholars said Thursday at a discussion on enrollment management.

Consumers get more information about a purchase they once made on trust: college

Aug 2, 2016 | No Comments

As the price keeps rising, pressure builds to reveal details of the return on this investment