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Consider Graduation Rates for Pell Students at Top Schools

College students who receive Pell Grants, a federal grant for low-income students, often have a harder time graduating than their wealthier peers, higher education experts say. Many are the first in their families to attend college and may not know any graduates whom

Number of Homeschool Children in US rises

As dissatisfaction among parents and American education system has grown, so too has the number of homeschoolers in the United States. Since 1999, increasing the number of children who are homeschooled by 75%. Although the current percentage of homeschooled children

Tips to get into your Dream College

There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but over a decade covering admissions for The Chronicle of Higher Education, I’ve picked up a thing or two. These takeaways, based on hundreds of interviews with admissions deans over