9 Ways College Students Can Live on the Cheap

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9 Ways College Students Can Live on the Cheap

9 Ways College Students Can Live on the Cheap

These days, the average college graduate leaves school with over $28,000 in student loan debt, according to the Institute for College Access & Success. But even with the costs of college tuition on the rise, there are plenty of ways to come in well below average when it comes to student loan debt. And it’s... Read More

9 Ways to Save on College Textbooks

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9 Ways to Save on College Textbooks

9 Ways to Save on College Textbooks

Heading back to college this fall? One of your biggest expenses (outside of tuition, of course) is likely to be textbooks. The College Board estimates that college students will spend anywhere from $1,200 to $1,300 on books and supplies. That’s a big chunk of change, but there are plenty of ways you can save on... Read More

10 Cities With Affordable Off-Campus Housing

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10 Cities With Affordable Off-Campus Housing

10 Cities With Affordable Off-Campus Housing

Being a college student today can be tough. Beyond concerns about classes and friends, there are student loans and housing to worry about. The latter is especially troublesome, as many colleges are packed to the rafters and can’t afford to house every student. And even when they can, costs aren’t guaranteed to be cheap; one... Read More

College Student in Hot Water for Listing Dorm Room on Airbnb

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College Student in Hot Water for Listing Dorm Room on Airbnb

College Student in Hot Water for Listing Dorm Room on Airbnb

There are a lot of creative ways to make an extra buck. Unfortunately for Emerson College sophomore Jack Worth, his way may have been a little too creative. Hoping to help offset college expenses, Worth, 19, posted his dorm room on Airbnb, boasting the  private room offered “sweeping views of Boston Common, right in the... Read More

Pizza Hut Wants to Send its Employees to College

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Pizza Hut Wants to Send its Employees to College

Pizza Hut Wants to Send its Employees to College

Pizza Hut is the latest big company to offer tuition assistance: The chain announced a partnership with Excelsior College, a private online school, on Thursday. Its parent company Yum! Brands already offers this benefit to Taco Bell employees; there’s no word on whether KFC employees will participate as well. Here’s how Pizza Hut’s Life Unboxed EDU program works, per the news release: The chain’s employees... Read More

10 College Presidents With the Highest Salaries

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10 College Presidents With the Highest Salaries

10 College Presidents With the Highest Salaries

College presidents can easily net a six-figure salary. In 2013, the median annual pay for a chief executive at a private nonprofit was $436,429 and $428,250 at a public college, according to an analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Thirty-four of the 798 presidents in the report earned more than $1 million (only two serve public schools). Ironically, these institutions have students... Read More

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