The silent film classic “The Freshman” opens by describing the fictional Tate University as “a large football stadium… with a college attached.” Indeed, college athletics are often maligned as an elaborate, and disproportionately large, fundraiser for colleges and universities. But behind all the glitz and marketing that swarm around college sports, they are also a… Read More


Google the term ‘college‘ in March and you are likely to get a ton of search results about the NCAA basketball tournament, affectionately referred to as March Madness. It triggers office brackets and binge basketball viewing, even during work hours. In short, it pretty much takes over American culture. If you aren’t familiar with March… Read More


Yep, it is that time again! Time to get your March Madness bracket together and see how well you fare against your friends and co-workers. Although the nation’s best men’s college basketball teams will meet for their chance at championship glory, only one will demonstrate its superiority in the end. Their name will be hung… Read More


The movie awards season is in full swing again and the mother of them all, the Academy Awards, is just a couple weeks away. As the education maniacs we are, we could not resist the opportunity to link college degrees to our favorite actors and actresses, namely those who have been nominated for statuettes. Hopefully… Read More


It can be easy to look at the college degrees of today and proclaim which ones will make you the most money now. But what about degrees that will be all the rage 20 years from now? For the biggest career field of the future, look no further than robotics technology. While no one has… Read More


Being well-rounded. Thinking critically. Life experience. These are all good reasons to go to college, online or traditional. But, with college costs climbing, parents and students are fully justified in questioning if all that money is a good investment, more than just a glorified summer camp. But how do you put a dollar figure on… Read More


Have you considered homeschooling your child? Well, you’re not alone. Homeschooling has been growing in popularity since the turn of the century. There are nearly 2.2 million children homeschooled in the United States today. Although homeschooling, which was once seen as socially detrimental, insufficient, and old-fashioned, is getting a big boost from online education to… Read More