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There are more than 1.3 million students homeless in America’s public schools – and even more are unseen and underserved. Find out what we are doing …

Federal Student Aid

Learn about exploring careers, choosing and applying to schools, and taking required tests. Use checklists to help get ready.<p>Read about the types of …

The 25 Most Literary Colleges in America

School’s almost back in session, and that means thousands of students — undergraduates and graduate students — will head to their respective …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

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10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Senior Year Of High School

<b>By Riley Griffin, 17</b><p>Having reached the final chapter of my high school existence, I’ve spent the end of summer reflecting on my last three years and predicting the months to come. As application deadlines loom in the distance, I’ve compiled countless of “could have beens” and “should have dones” …

Study finds widespread mismatching of students and colleges, primarily due to student choice

A majority of undergraduates are either "undermatching" or "overmatching" when they enroll in college -- and the students themselves may be …

Perfect French Toast

Good cooks in many cultures have found delicious ways to revive stale or leftover bread. But the French take first prize with their simple recipe for pain perdu, literally "lost bread," which we have come to know as French toast. Once you've mastered the basics -- coating slices of bread in an …

Next stop for Verbum Dei High's disadvantaged students: college

Column One<p>Next stop for disadvantaged kids: college<p>In 2002, Verbum Dei High School in Watts began accepting only low-income students and doubling up on core classes. It's working.<p>By ANGEL JENNINGS<p>Photography by DON BARTLETTI<p>The young man with braces and close-cropped hair as precise as a geometry …

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Poem of the Day: Furthermore

It was something to let him go. <br>It was a having to believe, furthermore,<br>in the voyageof the other, a Ulysses<br>without an Ithaca,<br>was to speakof the …

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modularity we're crazy about it.<p>Movisi manufactures modular furniture which is light and flexible: modular shelving systems, modular seating and …

Tessellating Black Blocks Create Free-Form Furniture

Design your own mathematically inspired free-form furniture with a series of identical lightweight five-sided units that come together in creative …

Sallie Mae Online Newsroom |

May 7, 2018<p>For millions of college students, the month of May marks graduation, transition from classroom to career, and preparation for new …

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‘A certain spark’

Nine-year-old <b>Anna Poruks</b>’ life turned upside down following her parents’ divorce in 2002. But before she could adjust to a new routine of shuttling …

Top 10 Financial Questions Every Student Should Ask on Their College Visits

Summer is a great time to head to college campuses for a visit. Not only can you learn more about schools and get a feel for whether they’re a good …

'I'm Not Satisfied': Family's First Graduate Has Bigger Goals

When Denver teenager Dajina Bell graduated from high school last week, she celebrated a remarkable academic and personal comeback. Bell's high school years, marked early on by her brother's death and a host of other troubles, ended with her becoming her family's first graduate.<p>Bell's story got our …

Facebook: A confidence boost for first-gen college students

ANN ARBOR—Facebook connections can help first-generation college applicants believe in their abilities to both apply to school and excel once they’ve …

Why American Colleges Are Becoming a Force for Inequality

Higher education should be closing the gap between the rich and the poor. But college economics are driving them further apart<p>Reuters<p>We like to view higher education as the "great equalizer" that leads to social mobility. But selective colleges have long been accused of perpetuating class divides, …