Education

  • How to qualify for the new student loan forgiveness program

      

    The Obama administration announced Tuesday a plan to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by an estimated 387,000 permanently disabled Americans, of which roughly half, 179,000, are...

  • Top 25 highest paying companies in America

      

    Glassdoor has just released their list of the 25 highest-paying companies in America for 2016. For those not familiar with the site, it offers free salary data for a variety of companies...

  • The good news about college graduate hiring rates

      

    Good news for new college grads! Employers are planning to hire you this year, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. Business majors are in highest demand, followed by computer and...

  • Ongoing telephone scam targets college students

      

    College students are being scammed by fake FBI agents wanting personal information.

  • Should you save for retirement or pay down student loan debt?

      

    According to a recent study by Hello Wallet, in most circumstances, it's better to save more for retirement than pay extra toward your student loans. Here's how the...

  • Paddling in schools: Which states allow it; can you opt your child out?

      

    A new debate over corporal punishment in public schools has been brewing since a video of a Georgia 6-year-old being paddled went viral. The video below, shows Shana Perez’s son...

  • 6 free ways to learn how to code

      

    The future of education is all about lifelong learning, but too many people don't further their education after they get out of school. Now the beauty of the Internet can come to rescue...

  • This essay about Costco got a high school senior into 5 Ivy League schools

      

    Most high school seniors have received college acceptance letters by April and must decide which schools they'll attend by May.  For those with more than one offer, the decision...

  • Top 40 highest-paying college degrees

      

    When it comes to going to school, you want to make sure the degree you're investing in will pay dividends for years to come. Read more: 3 tax deductions for people who work from...

  • Satirical article claims Stanford admitted zero students to class of 2020

      

    In what has been called a "fun April Fool's" column, the New York Times identifies Stanford University as the most selective institution of higher education in the country after an...

  • 6 ways to eliminate student loan debt from your life

      

    Student loans are a backbreaking burden on many people in this country both young and old. Collectively, our borrowing for education is more than $1 trillion. Thankfully, there are some ways you...

  • Strategies for paying back student loans faster

      

    Are you feeling burdened by student loan debt? According to this Wall Street Journal article, among 2015 college graduates, the students that graduated with student loan debt will owe an...

  • New bill would allow teachers to grade parents

      

    Rep. Gregory Holloway (D-Hazlehurst) has proposed a bill that would allow teachers to grade parents based on their involvement with their children's education. Lawmakers are saying that...

  • 7 things nobody tells you after you graduate

      

    When you graduate from college and join the “real world,” there are a lot of things people don’t tell you.

  • These 25 colleges had the biggest tuition hikes

      

    On March 4, the University of Southern California announced its tuition for the 2016-2017 school year will surpass $50,000 for the first time in school history. This makes it one of the most...