*Updated: April 18, 2017 The majority of college students stress about paying for college. And it is no wonder. For the average public university student, tuition and associated costs rose by 2.4 percent (in-state) to 3.6 percent (out-of-state) from 2015-16 school year to the 2016-17. So naturally, more than social life or even concerns about… Read More

The Occupy Wall Street resistance movement reminds me of a scene from the movie “Network” from the 70’s. The main character got fed up with the mainstream media and yelled, “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore”. So echo the protestors the last few weeks on Wall Street. College students… Read More

Taking care of a family while a significant other is overseas is taxing for many people. As a result, colleges are beginning to offer scholarship programs in an effort to help alleviate the financial burden from higher education costs for military spouses. For instance, the New England College of Business (NECB), which offers online degree… Read More

Walden University, which is an online school, recently announced the availability of four new scholarship programs through its Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership. Officials said that the scholarships were created to help foster the next generation of higher education professionals. Specifically, one program within the education field will allow students to specialize… Read More

Many federal and state government agencies are providing schools with grants that are intended to help them start new training programs for in-demand industries, such as engineering and nursing. As a result, colleges and universities are taking advantage of these funds and setting up curricula that will help educate students for jobs of need in their respective regions.… Read More

The turbulent economy coupled with the growing number of individuals who are going back to school has forced many colleges to restructure their tuition assistance programs. Meanwhile, other school are updating their pricing policies to help them entice prospective enrollees.… Read More

Colorado Technical University announced that, in celebration of Veterans Day, the school will award 25 wounded service members and 25 spouses of wounded service members with scholarships. The university has partnered with the non-profit Yellow Ribbon Fund to offer the Wounded Warrior Scholarship to those who suffered injuries in Afghanistan and Iraq. Furthermore, spouses of… Read More