Many community colleges and universities are entering articulation agreements in order to allow students in high-demand fields to transfer from a two-year school to a bachelors degree-granting institution. Under these agreements, community colleges are often able to offer the university's courses on their own campus, which allows students to stay closer to home while they… Read More


The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently announced that they are pushing state schools to offer more online degree programs, The Texas Tribune reports. Officials told the news source that increasing the use of online classes may reduce higher education costs. Furthermore, Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes noted that it could result in a… Read More


Advances in technology have combined forces with health care (and health care reform) to create a new kind of specialized education that promises to offer variety of exciting new careers. In the next 20 years these will be the areas in which the biggest career growth takes place. Wouldn’t it be nice to eventually be one of those people at the top in those industries? You can, by getting in on the ground level now.… Read More


Working and going to school at the same time is about as easy as training a weasel to perform ballet, which is why all month we’ve talked about college financial aid. But now it’s time for a little fun. Check out these extreme financial aid options. On the last day of 2010 they’re sure to put a smile on your face.… Read More


Do you dream of attending an elite college, but have nightmares about how you’d pay for it? The bottom line is if you want a college education at a specific university, then you have to be persistent…and a bit of a detective. Financial aid (without loans) exists at some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Find out which ones are willing to help with tuition without breaking your future bank account.… Read More


Thinking of going back to college, but wondering how you’re going to pay for it? Before you do something crazy (like give up on your dream) check into employer-subsidized financial aid. Many companies offer assistance, but don’t make that fact well known. Read on to find out how you can learn more about college tuition aid from your employer.… Read More


If you are considering college, or headed off to college in the fall, you should make friends with these people on campus: admissions counselors, financial aid officers, and current students. Why? Because these three groups of people can help you with all the aspects of navigating the college maze: 1. Admissions counselors It’s not secret… Read More