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New York Times columnist and author says to Colorado college-seekers: Get uncomfortable, and “use” the college you go to. [READ FULL POST]

Here's the ugly truth: College costs a lot. So unless you're Bill Gates (hi Bill), read on to learn more about this crucial step in financing your education. [READ FULL POST]

If you're getting toward the end of high school and don't know what you want to major in, never fear. Colleges and universities have lots of resources — and opportunities — to help you decide. [READ FULL POST]


Sure, you can schedule a visit. But what if you want to check out a public university on your own time? Here are some tips for stealth visits — and why you should still also make an official visit. [READ FULL POST]

Higher ed jargon makes everything about the college search that much more complicated. Fear not: This quick guide will help you distinguish need-based from need-blind with ease. [READ FULL POST]

Summer jobs

Summer jobs are for people who are going places. Even if you're handing burgers out the drive-through window. [READ FULL POST]


Studies prove that a college education, while expensive, pays off. [READ FULL POST]