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

6 Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen Make

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6 Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen Make

6 Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen Make

College freshmen across the country are settling in at school for the first time and, with the high cost of tuition, money is in short supply. But even if they’ve gotten great deals on their textbooks and saved money on their school supplies, are they prepared to be responsible now that they’re making their own financial... Read More

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Picking a College

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Picking a College

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Picking a College

The opportunity of higher education should be available to all, as it is a factor in determining potential income and future career success. Skyrocketing costs associated with college, however, can cause an aspiring and capable student to abandon dreams of secondary education, prevent them from attending their top choice school, or force them into years... Read More

How to Plan for Your Child’s College Costs

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How to Plan for Your Child’s College Costs

How to Plan for Your Child’s College Costs

Raising children is expensive, especially if you plan (or hope!) to pay for their college education. We all know the best way to put yourself in a position to help your child with higher education costs is to save early and often, but it is also important to know how to save for your child’s... Read More

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