Kayla Matteson

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What to Expect When You're Accepting: A College Cost Checklist for Parents

The families of John Hancock College Preparatory High School, on Chicago's South Side, are lucky to have Hector Gonzalez, a 32-year-old family outreach coordinator. When I met him on a listening tour with the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability a few years ago, I was absolutely …

3 Ways the Students of Tomorrow Will Change Higher Education

As millions of members of the digital generation went off to college for the first time this month, they arrived on campuses largely built for an …

Higher Education

College Intermission: Why I Took a Break and You Should, Too

To be fairly honest, I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I entered college. As a first generation college student, I only knew what I saw in the movies and what I heard from my teachers at my high school.<p>I went to a tiny Expeditionary Learning school where the goal of each graduating …

College & University

Historic California Rape Law Tells College Campuses: 'Yes Means Yes' | VICE News

California has enacted a historic law that forces the state's colleges to adopt a policy of unambiguous, affirmative consent by students engaged in sexual activity.<p>State lawmakers approved the so-called "Yes Means Yes" law last month, and Governor Jerry Brown signed it Sunday. The state is the …

Yes, college is worth it — AIG trial begins — Don't fear higher interest rates — Ford tanks on bad outlook

<b>FIRST LOOK: IS COLLEGE WORTH IT? YUP</b> — New report out today from Hamilton Place Strategies and CivicScience looks at the relationship between education, student debt, and economic confidence. Key finding: ?“[T]he dominant strategy for maximizing economic confidence is to get more education. Higher …

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