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Credit for Internships: Is It Due?

Job listings on Craigslist these days are full of companies looking for young people willing to work for no salary.

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College Dropout Crisis Revealed In 'American Dream 2.0' Report

An influential group of college presidents, civil rights leaders and advocates sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is highlighting what it calls a growing higher education dropout crisis and seeks to fix it in part by linking financial aid with successful graduation.

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College Dropout Crisis Revealed In 'American Dream 2.0' Report

An influential group of college presidents, civil rights leaders and advocates sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is highlighting what it calls a growing higher education dropout crisis and seeks to fix it in part by linking financial aid with successful graduation.

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Cal State Trustees Ok Plan To Limit Required Course Units

Most majors must set a maximum of 120 semester units for a bachelor's degree. The aim is to allow students to graduate quicker and to reduce education costs.

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Nebraska University Makes Graduation Commitment

A private university in Lincoln is telling its students it will pay the remaining cost of completing their degrees if they don't graduate in four years.

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Morgan CC Ambassadors Help Boost Interest in College

Morgan Community College (Col.) continues to offer its Student Ambassadors' Program, now in its fourth year, to area high school students. Ambassadors are high school representatives who recruit for MCC on a monthly basis by doing a presentation to a high school club or class or attend a community event with MCC.

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U Of Washington Grad Students Want Fewer Fee-Based Programs, Tuition Rollback

Tuition rose dramatically in some graduate-degree programs at the University of Washington after the school made the programs self-supporting.

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Parental Support Sends Down College GPA

Parents who are footing more of the college tuition bill for their children give them a better chance of graduating.

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The $1 Trillion Problem: Protect Your Institution from Student Debt

Educating students is key to minimizing the student loan debt problem affecting your entire campus

The pressure institutions are facing from the growing student loan debt crisis is felt by all departments, from financial aid to admissions. Schools are struggling to justify tuition costs to prospective students, as well as to ensure recent alumni leave pleased with the institution, despite having student loan debt. In this web seminar, originally broadcast on November 13, 2012, representatives from American Student Assistance (ASA), St.

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