Higher Education

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Hillary Clinton To Propose $350 Billion Plan Tackling Student Loan Debt

Clinton’s team worked with Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s staff to develop the proposal.


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Harvard Essay Stats: ‘Cancer’ Shows Up Often In Successful Applications

Want to get into Harvard? Try not to come across too happy-go-lucky in your application essay, a new report suggests.


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Graduates Give $5M Gift To UMass

The gift from a married couple will be used to enhance Judaic studies.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Trustees Meet To Consider Student Fee Hike

The subcommittee on administration and finance last week recommended a hike in fees of up to 5 percent.


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Carlos Santiago Named State Commissioner Of Higher Education

The Massachusetts higher education system has a new leader.


Tuition, Payment

Sen. Bernie Sanders Wants To Make College Tuition Free

Vermont senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to eliminate college tuition.


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Boston University Receives Record $50M Donation

Boston University announced Monday that it has received its largest gift ever.


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MIT Imagines Acceptance Letters Delivered By Drone

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a well-earned reputation for being inventive, but this takes it to a whole new level.


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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.


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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.