AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Hampshire College has received an anonymous $5 million gift in honor of one of its most famous alumni, award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, that will help the Massachusetts school continue its academic transformation.
The debate over student loan debt often neglects a significant group: parents.
About 1 in every 3 dollars the federal government lent for undergraduate education last year were in a parent’s name.
The financial aid available to Texas college students is not meeting the need.
That lack of money to pay for college could jeopardize the state’s goal of having at least 60 percent of Texans ages 25 to 34 earn a certificate or degree by 2030.
SEATTLE — It may sound counterintuitive, but freshmen college students who take a full load of reasonably demanding courses are more likely to graduate from college on time.
That's part of the message Western Washington University has been conveying to its students in a campaign called "15 to Finish," which encourages students to work hard from the outset.