HIGHER EDUCATION SUMMIT: INNOVATION BLENDS TECHNOLOGY AND THE PERSONAL TOUCH

HIGHER EDUCATION SUMMIT: INNOVATION BLENDS TECHNOLOGY AND THE PERSONAL TOUCH

“We need to question everything; to look for ways in which we can improve, and embrace the imperative of change. At the end of the day, success shouldn’t be measured by how much ivy is on the wall,” said U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. “It should be determined by how you’re educating and preparing students for today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.” Setting this tone of innovation, Secretary DeVos welcomed over 20 education leaders from across the nation to the Education Innov....

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EXPOSED: LATEST ENDOWMENT DATA REVEALS THE FINANCES OF SO-CALLED "NON-PROFIT" COLLEGES AND WHY THEY NEED TO STOP RAISING PRICES

EXPOSED: LATEST ENDOWMENT DATA REVEALS THE FINANCES OF SO-CALLED "NON-PROFIT" COLLEGES AND WHY THEY NEED TO STOP RAISING PRICES

One of my favorite things to do is to analyze financial data. I have been doing it since college. I know that sounds weird and geekish, but many times I discover unique data that others never or rarely cover. In this case, it’s college endowments. The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) recently issued its annual report, regarding the current state of college endowments. So let me give you some statistics on these so-called “non-profit” money making ....

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WHICH COLLEGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? 3 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF

WHICH COLLEGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? 3 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF

"Where are you going to college next year?" Sometimes it feels like this is the only question people ask you. Maybe you’ve been dreaming about a certain university, or maybe you have no idea what you even want to do with your life, let alone where to go to college. Choosing the right school and program is one of the biggest decisions of your life (no pressure). However, before you take the plunge, here are three questions to help you figure out “What’s best for me?” 1. Do I know what....

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TUITION DISCOUNTS: A LOWER PRICE FOR FAMILIES WITH A GAME PLAN AND A MUCH HIGHER PRICE FOR THOSE WITHOUT

TUITION DISCOUNTS: A LOWER PRICE FOR FAMILIES WITH A GAME PLAN AND A MUCH HIGHER PRICE FOR THOSE WITHOUT

Due to the high cost of college and competition for the best students, many colleges offer discounts from the sticker price in the form of merit scholarships and other non-need based awards. Only the elite, highly selective colleges (Ivy’s) refrain from awarding these tuition discounts to attract the better students, who might not otherwise enroll. A TUITION DISCOUNTING STUDY published by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) found that over 50% of inco....

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