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September 24, 2018
Minnesota college application fee waived in October
MOORHEAD — The college admission fee to all Minnesota colleges and universities will be waived from Monday, Oct. 22 to Friday, Oct. 26, as part of College Knowledge Month. Application fees for qualified low-income students and active duty military service members deployed overseas...
September 24, 2018 - 7:47pm
September 1, 2018
College students say they want a degree for a job. Are they getting what they want?
College is increasingly seen by high school students as a means to an end: getting a job. Since the Great Recession, surveys of teenagers - and...
September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
August 21, 2018
Commentary: Prehistoric college football coaches are killing players. It's past time to stop them.
Heatstroke didn't kill Jordan McNair, the berserk excesses of coach DJ Durkin and his staff did. No amount of "honoring" McNair can pretty up...
August 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 5, 2018
Despite strong economy, worrying financial signs for higher education
Earlham College in Indiana might lack a national brand name, but as Rick Seltzer pointed out in the online publication Inside Higher Ed recently,...
August 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 2, 2018
Donors give $102,000 to gay valedictorian who couldn't afford college after clashing with his parents
On paper, everything was going well for Seth Owen. A valedictorian of a high school in Jacksonville, Florida, with a 4.16 grade-point average,...
August 2, 2018 - 8:42am
May 30, 2018
Walmart to offer employees a college education for $1 a day
Walmart, the country's largest private employer, announced Wednesday that it will pay for its workers to go back to school - as long as they...
May 30, 2018 - 2:14pm
May 7, 2018
Commentary: The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy - how can they weather the storm?
As another academic year winds down on campuses nationwide, the news about the financial underpinning of colleges and universities keeps getting worse. Two studies out in the past week show that key revenue sources at public and private universities continue to shrink without any...
May 7, 2018 - 11:16am
March 21, 2018
A University of Wisconsin campus pushes plan to drop 13 majors, including English, history and philosophy
The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point has proposed dropping 13 majors in the humanities and social sciences - including English, philosophy,...
March 21, 2018 - 3:13pm
February 12, 2018
7 real-life skills your teen needs before going away to college
In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year's were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another...
February 12, 2018 - 12:13pm
October 11, 2017
A fraternity pledge in Louisiana died of alcohol poisoning. Now 10 are charged with hazing.
Authorities in Louisiana have issued arrest warrants for eight students and two others on hazing charges related to the death of Maxwell Gruver,...
October 11, 2017 - 2:54pm
September 23, 2017
Minnesota entrepreneur wants to improve how scholarships are awarded
MINNEAPOLIS—Minneapolis entrepreneur Greg Dehn thinks he has a better way to match college scholarships with the students who need them. Dehn has created Kaleidoscope — an online platform to help organizations nationwide promote the scholarships they offer and help students...
September 23, 2017 - 8:20pm
August 24, 2017
The hidden cost of college: rising student fees
With tuition bills arriving as the fall semester starts, students and parents might notice a line with a pretty big number next to it: student...
August 24, 2017 - 2:25pm
August 21, 2017
To refinance or not? Grads explore paths to debt-free living
FARGO — After college, graduates look forward to their next rite of passage — not their first promotion or buying their first home...
August 21, 2017 - 6:14am
June 25, 2017
Guidance for future grads: New Fargo business helps parents, students navigate college admissions process
FARGO—Two friends learned a lot about the college admission process as their kids got into elite American universities. That's why they're...
June 25, 2017 - 5:13pm
June 3, 2017
How one Minnesota state program is helping college students graduate with nearly no debt
MOORHEAD, Minn. — In speech after speech, Bernie Sanders called for making college tuition free. His stance on the issue helped draw in...
June 3, 2017 - 2:00pm