Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
It’s never too early to start thinking about financing your kids’ educations. Even if your teens aren’t packing up their belongings to head off to college this fall, paying for school is always on the horizon. And with more and more horror stories about growing student debt and crippling loan interests, it's imperative to make... Read More >
Categories: Family Life, Money, News, Parenting Teens & Tweens, School
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
How Important Are College Rankings?
Today U.S. News and World Report released their 2012 college rankings
. Recently retooled, they’re based on a number of factors
, including the schools’ undergraduate academic reputations and student selectivity. I’m currently a graduate student at NYU. As I read the rankings, my thoughts were, in rapid succession:
Oh, Harvard, Yale, and Princeton... Read More >
Categories: Parenting Teens & Tweens
Thursday, June 9th, 2011
by Stephanie Emma Pfeffer
Is College Worth It?
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that 57% of Americans say our higher education system fails to provide a good value for the money students and their families spend. And only 22% believe that people can afford to pay for a college education—that's less than one in four people!
Among students... Read More >
Categories: Money, Parenting Teens & Tweens