California's Public and Private Four-Year Colleges Beat National Graduation Averages

Now that high schools’ senior classes are accepting their admission offers, college counselors have time to read reports from think tanks and policy groups that support educational planning. 

Changing Course Midway: How Picking a College and a Major is Related to Picking a Financial Future

When considering the financial implications of selecting a college, one issue often overlooked is how a student’s progress can affect the ultimate total cost of a college. There are several ways a student can drive up college costs beyond four years of tuition, room, board, fees and travel.