College News Articles

How To Stop The New England Brain Drain

Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston   A new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston reveals that recent college graduates are leaving New England at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country. Why is this “brain drain” happening, and what does it mean for students, colleges, and our […]

Meredith College Student Helps Develop Natural Mosquito Repellent

Jacqueline Bailey, a student at Meredith College, is spending her summer resarching natural alternatives to mosquito repellent. Her research is helping a company land a safe, natural and socially-conscious product on shelves soon! Read more…

This Week in College News: UC Students Develop New College Payment Method

By Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  UC Students Develop Alternative College Payment Method  Students at University of California – Riverside are beginning to develop a payment plan for students attending any of the UC schools, […]

This Week in College News: Claremont McKenna Falsifies SAT Scores

By Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com Staff Claremont McKenna College Admits to Exaggerating SAT Scores of Admitted Students A senior administrator at Claremont McKenna College admitted to falsifying records of SAT scores of their admitted students. The administrator, allegedly Richard Vos, vice president and dean of admissions, had been falsifying these records since 2005. According to the […]

This Week in College News: Big Changes for the Common App in 2013

By Sam Coren & Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  Common App to be overhauled for 2013. The Common Application, the all-purpose college application accepted by 456 colleges and universities, is planning a major redesign for […]

This Week in College News: Missouri GOP Candidate for Gov. Flubs College Degree in Biography

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidate Spence admits to errors about college degree in biography. Dave Spence, a Missouri candidate for Governor changed his online biography Thursday to fix a claim […]

This Week in College News: Berkeley Extends Financial Aid to Families Earning Over $80k

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  UC Berkeley to offer more financial aid for middle class students. UC Berkeley officials announced plans this week to extend financial aid to students from households earning between $80,000 to $140,000 a […]

This Week in College News: Shooting at Virginia Tech

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  State universities defend illegal immigrant rights to attend schools Officials at the University of Georgia voted overwhelmingly this week to oppose a state policy that bans undocumented students from attending state universities. […]

This Week in College News: Penn State to Donate $1.5M of Bowl Revenue & Georgetown’s Class on Jay-Z

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  PSU pledges $1.5M of bowl revenue to sex-crimes advocacy groups In an Associated Press interview the newly appointed Penn State University president, Rod Erickson, promised that $1.5 million of […]

This Week in College News: Freshman 15 Turns Out to Be a Myth

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  October Snowstorm Extends Early Application Deadlines for Some Colleges The Halloweekend snowstorm that slammed the Northeast last weekend had a few more side effects than downed power lines […]

University of Charleston Slashes Tuition by 22% for Fall 2012

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff In a time when students, parents, and educators are reeling from year-to-year tuition increases, one college has dared to do things a bit differently. Yesterday the University of Charleston in Charleston, W.Va. announced that no undergraduate student would pay more than $19,500 for tuition next year; a 22% reduction off […]

This Week in College News: College President Resigns to Save Money

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Every week StudentAdvisor compiles the top stories in college news. Here are some of the biggest stories that made the headlines this week:  Sierra Nevada College President resigns to save money. With much concern about the rising costs of college tuition, the high compensation of school administrators such as college presidents […]