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The 20 US colleges with the best return on your investment 40 years after you’ve enrolled

Stanford and Harvard only ranked at No. 5 and No. 8 on the list, respectively, while three private, nonprofit pharmacy colleges took the top spots.
Harvard juniors James Mathew and Ifeoma "Ify"  White-Thorpe in their campaign video.

2 students at Harvard went viral with an incredible campaign rap. Then they won the school’s election.

Harvard juniors James Mathew and Ifeoma “Ify” White-Thorpe were named the winners of the Undergraduate Council’s presidential campaign on Thursday.
Ivan Aguirre, left, was found dead in his Arizona State fraternity bedroom on Monday. Antonio Tsialas's (center) body was found at the bottom of a gorge two days after he attended a fraternity event at Cornell. San Diego State student Dylan Hernandez, right, died of a head injury after coming home from a fraternity event the night of November 6.

An expert in fraternity hazing deaths says coddling parents are part of the problem

Hank Nuwer, a journalist who keeps a database on fraternity deaths, thinks parents aren't teaching their children "self-restraint."
Indebted millennials said if they didn't have student-loan debt, they'd use the money to pay off other debt.

Millennials know what they’d do if they didn’t have to pay their student loans: Pay off everything else

The average monthly student-loan payment is $393 — that could pay off the average household credit-card debt in just over a year.

The 20 college majors that pay the least

Many of the majors on the list are in education, and there's been a big recent push to increase pay for teachers.
Students from Winona state University in Winona, have moved into Senior Living at Watkins, an assisted living facility, as they take on their next semester.

Senior citizens in Minnesota now share their living space with a surprising band of roommates: College students

Students from Winona State University have moved into Senior Living at Watkins, an assisted living facility, as they begin their next semester.
Founded in 1686, Harvard is the oldest college in the United States.

Here’s what the oldest colleges in America used to look like — and what they look like today

Take a look back in history with these vintage photos of the oldest institutions in the United States.
Only 36% of indebted individuals think they make a higher salary as a result of their college degree.

Nearly half of college grads with student loan debt don’t think their college degree helped them earn more money

The cost of college can be much higher than the salaries its graduates earn — even if it's an elite university.
Colleges and Universities are reportedly using SAT test taker data to inflate admissions rates.

College Board is licensing the personal data of students taking the SAT to colleges so they can reject more students and inflate admissions numbers

Schools are using data about SAT takers to recruit students they know will apply — but probably won't be admitted — to inflate admissions rates.

13 ways applying to college is different in the UK and US

Despite having a language in common, there are many cultural differences between the US and the UK. Applying to university is no exception.