More Mass. community college students defaulting on loans
A growing number of students at Massachusetts community colleges are borrowing money to pay for school, and in recent years an increasing percentage have defaulted on their loans, a Globe review has found.
Why even community college is now out of reach for many students
In 37 states, students have to work at least 20 hours a week at a minimum-wage job to afford to attend community college full time.
How Students Can Find Free Scholarships and Grants for Community College
When it comes to seeking higher education, not everyone can afford a four-year public or private university right after high school. Community colleges offer an affordable opportunity to get some coursework under a student’s belt
Why I'm glad I went to community college
Before I moved to the United States, I had no idea what community college entailed. There was no equivalent of community college in Pakistan. In my private school in Pakistan, we were only familiar with the Ivy League and other top-tier colleges, and these were the ones that I wantedRead More…
3 tips for transitioning from community college to university
If you are thinking of moving on to a four-year school from community college, keep these tips in mind.
Easy Ways to Save Money While in Community College
While there are many differences between community college and a four-year college, one thing will always remain the same: college students all want to save money. While you may not be spending as much money
Confessions of a Community College Dean
What’s wrong with going to a community college? How two-year colleges can be better than...
The inside track on Washington politics Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free e-mail news updates each time a new story is published. You’re all set! The United States is largely segregated along education lines. Those who went to college usually know mostly other people who went to college, so they tend to think their experience is universal. Yet only three in ten Americans…
Student Health 101 @ Community College of Rhode Island
SH101 Student Health 101: staying active, eating well, managing stress, relationships, sleep and more!
How Community College Helps Student Debt
Four-year residential colleges are extremely expensive, and can lead to massive student debt that can counter the benefits of attending college in the first place. That is one of the contributing factors as to why
Free community college: What you need to know
All students who meet the in-state, first-time, full-time requirements are eligible, regardless of their household income.
7 Reasons Why Community College Is Awesome
By Alicia Thomas Chances are, you didn’t grow up wearing T-shirts and hats adorned with the mascot or logo of your local community co...
Why Community College Is Great for Single Parents Seeking Education
Plenty of single parents end up deciding at some point that they'd like to continue their education. For some, this is the result of having children at a young age and electing to put schooling
Why are graduation rates at community colleges so low?
The statistics from many community colleges are grim. Only about 39 percent of students who enter the country’s most accessible postsecondary institutions graduate within six years. A quarter of those who enroll in the fall don’t come back in the spring. To boost the number of Americans with degrees, President Barack Obama has proposed making …
Why Free Community College Is Anything But Free
This will drive up community college costs--at taxpayers' expense.
7 Reasons Why Community College is Awesome
Chances are, you didn’t grow up wearing T-shirts and hats adorned with the mascot or logo of your local community college.
3 Reasons Community College Is a Smart Choice
Recent PBS NewsHour piece showcases why community college is a smart choice for all students—even those in the top tier.
Why Community College Keeps Sounding Better and Better
With the price of tuition continually increasing, community college makes more sense every year.
20 community college students honored as nation's best
All-USA Community College Academic Team face down hardships in their pursuit of education.