College Compass: Universities and Students Set Their Course for the Future
The Takeaway is tackling higher education—from college costs to job placement, we've got advice for you. Is a college degree worth the price? Are there ways to learn other than being on campus for four years? What of the issues of sexual abuse, or the distortions caused by dominant college athletic programs? Why is funding support declining and student indebtedness increasing? We'll explore all this and more.
May 15, 2015After more than 100 years, Sweet Briar College—an all-women's institutions just outside Lynchburg, Virginia—is set to close its doors for good.
May 13, 2015All this week, you've been sending us your questions about paying for college. We have answers.
May 12, 2015There were no small envelopes for high school senior and valedictorian Victor Agbafe, who was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools and Stanford University earlier this spring.
May 11, 2015Beyond admitting a diverse group of students, says U. of Washington's interim president, colleges need to make sure students feel supported in addressing racial issues among each other.