Ah, college rankings. They seem to be so useful for the college-seeker, wrapping up something so complex as the choice of which college to attend into a tidy ordered list. Now, all you have to do is start at the top of the list and work your way down, right? Yeah, if you want to… Read More


Trying to decide which school to study at is tough because you have to consider things like distance from home, if your program is offered, and the price to attend. For some students there is one factor that may trump all others when it comes to choosing where to study, should you attend a school… Read More


Some of these mistakes might be “no-brainers”. But you might be surprised at how many college applicants make them and how often they affect the outcome of the final acceptance decisions. Don’t make these ten crucial college-planning mistakes!… Read More


Have you ever heard someone say, “College is a waste of time and money”? Or, “There’s no way I could afford to go to college”? Here are some common myths about college.… Read More


Finding the college that fits perfectly into your list of criteria requires more than simply visiting the college’s website or talking with a representative at a college fair. To understand the strengths and the weaknesses of a college you can use statistics and numbers as part of the evaluation process. Look at the admissions rates… Read More


If you’re a student and struggling to pay the bill for tuition, housing, books, living costs this list might make you feel better. It seems like universities try to squeeze out of you every last penny they can get. Millions of students every year have to pay out the big bucks and many have to go into debt to earn their education. However, you’re tuition bill probably isn’t this bad. These are the top 10 most expensive schools in the United States and look at the hefty price tag they come along with.… Read More


Tips for choosing a school include making sure that an expensive institution is right for you. Have a financial plan ready that goes beyond the first year. Have realistic expectations and really consider your options. Choose a degree that you are going to stick with; or else you will spend a lot of time and money trying to figure out what you want to do and retaking classes.… Read More