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The Counterintuitive Economics of Choosing a College - Opinion Piece

The Counterintuitive Economics of Choosing a College - Opinion Piece

April 17, 2018

Helen Edwards and Dave Edwards write: At the start, our view was that most important indicator of future success was that a kid falls in love with a college, they can see themselves living there, with great friends and are excited by the opportunity to learn and grow. Considering these “soft” measures and weighing them up against the cold, hard reality of college costs is no easy matter.
Helen Edwards and Dave Edwards write: At the start, our view was that most important indicator of future success was that a kid falls in love with a college, they can see themselves living there, with great friends and are excited by the opportunity to learn and grow. Considering these “soft” measures and weighing them up against the cold, hard reality of college costs is no easy matter.

April 17, 2018

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA

Those Rising Interest Rates Are Spurring Student Debtors to Refinance

Those Rising Interest Rates Are Spurring Student Debtors to Refinance

April 17, 2018

For millions of American consumers who struggle with paying their share of the total $1.4 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, the Federal Reserve’s plan to steadily increase its key interest rate this year may or may not be a huge factor that affects how much money they end up paying back over time.
For millions of American consumers who struggle with paying their share of the total $1.4 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, the Federal Reserve’s plan to steadily increase its key interest rate this year may or may not be a huge factor that affects how much money they end up paying back over time.

April 17, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Thanks to Beyoncé, All Eyes Are on Black Colleges. A Historian Says They Should Capitalize on the Hype.

Thanks to Beyoncé, All Eyes Are on Black Colleges. A Historian Says...

April 17, 2018

Beyoncé was the first black woman to headline Coachella. And she thrust black colleges into the pop-culture spotlight.
Beyoncé was the first black woman to headline Coachella. And she thrust black colleges into the pop-culture spotlight.

April 17, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Student Occupation, Coming to a Campus Near You

Student Occupation, Coming to a Campus Near You

April 17, 2018

It’s the form of protest that brings student activists, sometimes numbering in the hundreds, to university buildings with stacks of supplies and padlocks for the doors. Occupation has in recent years become the protest method of choice for students.
It’s the form of protest that brings student activists, sometimes numbering in the hundreds, to university buildings with stacks of supplies and padlocks for the doors. Occupation has in recent years become the protest method of choice for students.

April 17, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Are Black Colleges Doing? Better Than You Think, Study Finds

How Are Black Colleges Doing? Better Than You Think, Study Finds

April 16, 2018

The study, called "Degree Attainment for Black Students at HBCUs and PWIs: A Propensity Score Matching Approach," found that black students who attend HBCUs are between 6 percent and 16 percent more likely to graduate within six years than those who attend predominantly white institutions.
The study, called "Degree Attainment for Black Students at HBCUs and PWIs: A Propensity Score Matching Approach," found that black students who attend HBCUs are between 6 percent and 16 percent more likely to graduate within six years than those who attend predominantly white institutions.

April 16, 2018

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