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University of Virginia tops best-investment list

High school seniors are opening their acceptance letters and finding out whether they've been accepted into their dream colleges. But before they commit, they should consider which ones are the best deals. And that might just be a university in the area.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 04:52am EDT

Tags: jamie forzato, University of Virginia, PayScale, The Atlantic, money, return on investment

D.C. college ranked one of 'greenest campuses'

During this season of college acceptance letters, high school students across the country are making difficult decisions about where to spend their next four years. To aid in this process, the website Niche compiles weekly ranked lists of a variety of factors, the most recent of which has placed American University in the top three.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:37am EDT

Tags: American University, greenest campuses, niche,

University of Maryland tests new free textbook program

The University of Maryland is trying out a program in which professors will assign "open-source textbooks" which are made up of non-copyrighted materials found from different sources that are relevant to their courses.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 02:49am EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, campus bookstores

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Career-path choices crucial in age of student debt

It's important for high schoolers to consider career paths that will help pay back debts, Gene Natali Jr. says.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:11am EST

Tags: Gene Natali, student loans, Rick Massimo, careers, education

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DC scholarship bill would cost $95 million

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 04:20pm EST

Tags: D.C. Council, scholarships,

Study: Infamous freshman 15 may actually be 3

Recent studies say it's a myth that college students gain 15 pounds during their first year away from home.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, weight, students, freshman 15

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