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


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


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


Whether your considering an online college or a traditional one, you always want to consider the cost. And most of that cost will come from tuition. Depending on the college, that tuition can range anywhere from a few thousand dollars per semester to $70,000. For this very reason, it helps to know where schools offer… Read More


Are you thinking of going back to school to earn your high school diploma? Is your son or daughter struggling in a traditional high school environment? Not only do online high schools offer a great alternative to GED programs, but they may also help prevent unhappy students from dropping out. If you’re debating between sending… Read More


Historically, college rankings have been based largely on the prestige of the university and the relative overall quality of education that a prospective student could expect to receive. But with the cost of college education rising, there’s a new trend toward ranking colleges based on value, helping students and parents ensure that they get the… Read More