WASHINGTON — Kids might not gravitate toward financial management discussions, but starting the lessons early will leave them better prepared for life in the real world. Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, says parents…
WASHINGTON — As millennials embark on their search for the perfect college, new research suggests several places in the D.C. area are some of the most appealing. A ranking by college search website, OnlineColleges.com, found that D.C.,…
One expert says that if you start on a four-year degree, it\’s important to finish. It\’s easy to infer that getting a little college under one\’s belt will help, but that may not be true.
Economists have long-known there\’s a link between
educational level and earnings. Generally, higher levels of education produce
Helicopter parenting is more of an issue than ever on college campuses. An expert offers tips on how to back off before kids are off on their own.
Area colleges are back in session, which means many students are
gulping down coffee and cramming for tests. New data show one local school
is among the top in the nation with the caffeine jitters.
The cost for four years of college in 18 years could reach nearly $800,000. Tips and advice on when to start saving and how to go about paying for college.
It\’s not just residents driving the food scene in the nation\’s capital. College students who attend local schools, or those who flock to D.C. for the summer, are one of the fastest-growing arms of the area\’s food movement.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The number of public college presidents earning over $1 million more than doubled in the 2012-2013 fiscal year from the year before, according to a new survey. The Chronicle of Higher Education…
Tens of thousands of prospective college students want to be Terps
or Cavaliers – and it turns out the University of Maryland and the University of
Virginia are among the most desirable schools in the country, according to a
college finder website.
High school seniors are opening their acceptance letters and finding out whether they\’ve been accepted into their dream colleges. But before they commit, they should consider which ones are the best deals. And that might just be a university in the area.
During this season of college acceptance letters, high school
students across the country are making difficult decisions about where to spend
their next four years. To aid in this process, the website Niche compiles weekly
ranked lists of a variety of factors, the most recent of which has placed American
University in the top three.
University of Maryland
is trying out a program in which professors will assign \”open-source textbooks\”
which are made up of non-copyrighted materials found from different sources that
are relevant to their courses.
It\’s important for high schoolers to consider career paths that will help pay back debts, Gene Natali Jr. says.
Washington ranks No. 3 among large metro areas as a college designation, according to the American Institute for Economic Research’s College Destinations Index for 2013 and 2014. Washington trails only New York and Boston on…