A scholar weighs in on a new lawsuit that accuses several elite schools of price fixing and conspiring to lower the amount of financial aid offered to low-income students.
Elite universities have been giving special preference to children of prior graduates for more than a century. Has the time come for that practice to stop? A sociologist weighs in.
Are reparations for slavery enough for colleges to make amends? A scholar argues that access and student loan debt must also be addressed.
For the past two decades graduates of America’s most selective universities have dominated the Time 100 list. Will that always be the case?
While selective universities may be elusive for many students, going to a community college first can represent an alternative way to get in, new research has found.
The college admission cheating scandal recently announced by the Department of Justice shows why colleges should admit students via lottery, argues an expert on college admissions.
The college admission scandal that involved big bribes, coaches and Hollywood actors grew out of a system that favors rich parents and gives coaches too much leeway in admissions, a scholar argues.
Colleges and universities boast US$547 billion in endowment assets, yet only a handful of elite schools would be taxed under the proposal.
Students are going hungry on college campuses. The latest survey shows that four in 10 University of California students do not have access to nutritious food.