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Should You Buy College Tuition Insurance?

Consumer Reports, August 22, 2014 With the average total cost of college tuition, fees, and room and board now running around $41,000 a year at four-year private institutions, you might be tempted to buy tuition refund insurance, which is offered by… Read More >…

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School-Hopping Alumni Aren’t Giving Back to Colleges

CNN Money, August 20, 2014 Maya Gunaseharan spent her first year in college at American University, then transferred to Cornell. Now, both schools are asking her to donate money.”I had a really great first year at American,” said Gunaseharan, who… Read More >…

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First Woman Ever Wins Math’s ‘Nobel Prize’

UPI, August 14, 2014 A professor of mathematics at Stanford University has become the first woman in history to be awarded the Fields Medal in Mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani was presented with the award Wednesday for her contributions to geometry… Read More >…

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Parent Alert: Millions Start College But Don’t Finish

Examiner.com, August 14, 2014 Over the past two decades, more than 31 million students started college but failed to graduate according to Signature Report 7 from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center in conjunction with the University… Read More >…

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Turning the Focus From Enrollment to Retention

The Evolllution, August 8, 2014 The following interview is with Joni Finney, director of the Institute for Research in Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania. A former vice president of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher… Read More >…

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The Student Pathways Report Signature Report #7 Highlights

Listen to research highlights of our new Signature 7 Report, “Some College, No Degree: A National View of Students with Some College Enrollment, but No Completion”, from Dr. Doug Shapiro, Executive Director, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center: Findings from our latest Signature Report show that 31 million students who enrolled in college during the past…

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Snapshot Report 32: Yearly Success and Progress Rates