Higher Education

New Hampshire Nursing Students Sue College After Failing Crowded CourseThe students say Colby-Sawyer College needed to "thin the herd" of nursing students, so it failed them.
Hillary Clinton To Propose $350 Billion Plan Tackling Student Loan DebtClinton's team worked with Sen. Elizabeth Warren's staff to develop the proposal.
Harvard Essay Stats: ‘Cancer’ Shows Up Often In Successful ApplicationsWant to get into Harvard? Try not to come across too happy-go-lucky in your application essay, a new report suggests.
Graduates Give $5M Gift To UMassThe gift from a married couple will be used to enhance Judaic studies.
UMass Trustees Meet To Consider Student Fee HikeThe subcommittee on administration and finance last week recommended a hike in fees of up to 5 percent.
Carlos Santiago Named State Commissioner Of Higher EducationThe Massachusetts higher education system has a new leader.
Sen. Bernie Sanders Wants To Make College Tuition FreeVermont senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to eliminate college tuition.
Boston University Receives Record $50M DonationBoston University announced Monday that it has received its largest gift ever.
MIT Imagines Acceptance Letters Delivered By DroneThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a well-earned reputation for being inventive, but this takes it to a whole new level.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.