With tuition hikes, compounding student loans, and scarce entry-level jobs, an increasing concern for high school graduates is whether college is worth the cost. The value of college, however, runs deeper than potential post-graduation employment.
WASHINGTON — Seeking to shore up support among cash-strapped college graduates and students struggling with rising tuition costs, President Barack Obama is outlining a plan to allow millions of student loan recipients to lower their payments and consolidate their loans.Outside of mortgages, student
A new study released Tuesday says Illinois graduation rates are low for part-time students compared to full-time students.The study from the non-profit Complete College America looked at self-reported data from the state on both full-time and part-time students at public colleges and universities.
The University of Illinois' main campus in Urbana-Champaign has experienced record enrollment this year.The university released its 10-day attendance figures Tuesday, showing 42,606 students are enrolled - up more than 600 from the 2010-2011 academic year.University spokeswoman Robin Kaler told the