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Battushig Myanganbayar, a freshman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from Mongolia, asks me, "Have you ever heard of the 'Freshman 15'?" He's referring to the storied 15 pounds students often gain in their first year of college. Not only is he heeding his mother's warnings about pizza, but he is also doubling up on required physical education classes, taking two per semester.
College application process intimidates some The Tennessean Akira Lee, front right, and Scheryl Duarte, left, both seniors at Roosevelt High School, talk with Martin Copeland, the school's college access program adviser, as they fill out a college...
The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. The average published out-of-state tuition and fees at public four-year institutions rose by 3.1 percent between the 2012-2013 school year and the following year, according to a report from the College Board, a nonprofit organization. This price is the highest cost for out-of-state students, according to data reported by 403 ranked institutions to U.S. News in an annual survey. Other schools that charge non-state residents a high price include University of California--Irvine, with tuition and fees totaling $37,566, and University of Vermont, which costs $36,646.
Times Higher Education World's 18 best cities for higher education Times Higher Education If we were to choose an official global university capital, which cities would be in the running? The following 18 would certainly be in with a shout.
By Victoria Cavaliere MORRISTOWN, New Jersey (Reuters) - A New Jersey student who says her parents abandoned her when she turned 18 lost a first round on Tuesday in the lawsuit she filed against them for school costs and living expenses, a case that could set a precedent for a family's obligation to support a child who has left home. A family court judge denied a request by Rachel Canning of Lincoln Park, New Jersey, to have her parents temporarily resume paying her tuition and living expenses. Canning, 18, wants her parents to pay the remaining $5,000 in tuition owed to the Morris Catholic High School, where she is a senior, and she wants access to a college fund that was set up for her. In court, the teen said her parents remain obligated to help her with food, transportation, high school tuition and her college education.
Thinking about applying to graduate school? Whether you're interested in pursuing an MBA or attending law school or medical school, there are some big decisions to make. To help students find the right school for them, U.S. News & World Report surveys more than 1,300 graduate schools and programs and ranks them according to our methodology.
There is an awful lot of chitchat, jibber jabber and small talk going on in interviews. When you take a closer look at the exchanges, you can see that there are only a few questions the interviewer is really bothered about.