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Find Your Best Fit College: Evaluate Academic Advisors and Career Services

In a recent survey, 56 percent of students indicated that, if they could go back and start the college admissions proces...

Why ‘The Perfect Fit’ College is a Myth

“By and large, colleges aren’t doing a good enough job explaining to applicants how admissions choices stem from their p...

When Choosing a College, Act Like a Consumer

Mark DeFusco is Senior Research Associate at the Pullias Center for Higher Education--University of Southern California....

9 Expenses That Surprise Most College Students (and Pro-Tips to Save Big)

Even for the most savvy saver, budgeting for college can be a tough task. With the rising cost of tuition taking its tol...

How I’m Paying for College: Northeastern Student Wes Cannon

Wes Cannon and his parents thought he had a plan for paying for school.

6 Overlooked Expenses of College

When it comes to college, it’s easy to focus on the larger and more obvious expenses – and with good reason. After all, ...

How I’m Paying for College: Grinnell College Student Yoli Martin

Ask higher education experts at the New York Times, the Hechinger Report, or the Washington Post and they’ll all tell yo...

‘Keep an Open Mind’: Edmit Speaks with David Sheridan, Director of Financial Aid at Columbia University School of Internation...

“The whole college application process creates anxiety,” says David Sheridan, director of financial aid at Columbia Univ...

How I’m Paying for College: Hampshire College Student Charlotte Somerville

Hampshire College junior Charlotte Somerville’s non-traditional schooling path meant she was considering the cost of col...

Paying for College: How Parents and Students Can Tackle College Financing

Early on in high school--let’s say freshman year--I recall asking my parents over dinner how much money had been saved f...