4 Things You Might Not Know About Online Education

When you are deciding whether to pursue your education online, there are more than a few things to consider. The flexibility of online students’ schedules and the fact that they can be More »

10 Top Universities With Rolling Admissions

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate More »

Where to Find Income Share Programs to Pay for College

As of late 2016, just a handful of schools and investors are providing tuition money to undergraduates in return for a percentage of their future income. But the concept has been getting More »

UT Austin Ranked No. 30 in World by U.S. News

AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. News and World Report ranked The University of Texas at Austin No. 30 in the world in its latest ranking of Best Global Universities, marking the fourth time this More »

5 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PAKISTANI STUDENTS IN THE UK

Looking for a scholarship can be tricky, especially when there are so many around and some are more specific than others. The UK government, together with numerous UK universities, have established some More »

 

4 Things You Might Not Know About Online Education

When you are deciding whether to pursue your education online, there are more than a few things to consider. The flexibility of online students’ schedules and the fact that they can be anywhere in the world are great when you are traveling for business or the military, or if you just want that added convenience.

How Long It Takes to Earn an Online Master’s Degree

Before Susan McLeod started an online graduate program, a key question crossed her mind: How long would it take to earn a master’s degree, especially while working full time? “Given my age, I was interested in getting it finished as quickly as possible,” says the 56-year old, the president of a media management firm in

IELTS vs. TOEFL: What Are the Differences?

Some U.S. colleges and universities require or recommend that international applicants submit proof of their English language skills, usually in the form of a standardized test score. Two of the more popular English language proficiency tests out there are the IELTS and the TOEFL. Some schools prefer one test over the other, while others accept

Study: Survey Helped College Students’ Test Scores

Whether it’s an all-nighter or a lucky pair of socks, college students will do anything to boost their grades on a test. Researchers at Stanford University may have found a way for educators to help test-takers perform a little bit better on upcoming exams by simply surveying them a few days prior. “Blind effort alone,

Cornell University

Cornell University is a private institution that was founded in 1865. The Ivy League school is located in Ithaca, New York, which is about 220 miles northwest of New York City. In a recent year, Cornell enrolled more than 21,000 students, about 65 percent of whom were studying at the undergraduate level. The same year,

Community Colleges Work to Support International Students

As a high school student in Egypt, Omar Bishr applied to a few U.S. universities but didn’t get in. So he pursued plan B: apply to a community college in the U.S. and then transfer to a four-year institution. Today, Bishr, 19, is a second-year business and economics student at Santa Monica College, a community

10 Top Universities With Rolling Admissions

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore The Short List: College, The Short List:

Find the Right College as an Average Student

Community colleges can be great options, but they aren’t the only option for high school students with average grades who want to pursue a college degree after graduation. Most top-ranked, well-known institutions may be out of reach, but C students can find welcoming and supportive institutions – especially if they’re willing to consider unfamiliar options.

Should I Refinance My Student Loans?

Opportunities for student borrowers to get new terms on their debt have surged in the past few years. But there’s still plenty of confusion about who qualifies for refinancing and whether it’s a good idea. There is no way to refinance your federal student loans within the federal system. So if you refinance, you forever