College

A message left on the Heald College campus window in Milpitas. (CBS)

‘Single Moms,’ Bay Area Classmates Put Heald College On Notice: ‘U Failed Us’

Some former Bay Area college students are trying to figure out what to do next after learning this weekend that there would be no class anytime soon at Heald College, WyoTech or other educational institutions run by Corinthians College.

04/27/2015

International Technological University (ITU) campus in San Jose. (CBS)

Immigrants Get Student Visas From Colleges But Never Attend Class

If you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.

04/24/2015

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Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In Classrooms Than Online Courses

A newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online.

04/20/2015

Intergalactic Night at UC Santa Cruz's Stevenson College.

UC Santa Cruz Apologizes For Mexican Food Served At ‘Alien’-Themed Event

A UC Santa Cruz college issued an apology for insensitivity after Mexican food was served during an intergalactic-themed school party, prompting complaints from students.

04/19/2015

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Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford University Expands Offer Of Free Tuition To More Students

Stanford University will become a little more affordable for some students as an announcement has been made for the expansion of its financial aid program.

04/02/2015

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Survey: 25% College Admissions Officers Feel Pressure To Admit Students With Better Connections Than Qualifications

The survey by Kaplan Test Prep asked admissions officers at 400 of the top colleges if “the admissions process is rigged for the well-connected applicant?”

04/01/2015

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Bay Area Universities Among Best For Landing ‘Desirable’ Job, LinkedIn Data Finds

Using their vast databank, LinkedIn ranked colleges and universities based on graduates who get “desirable” jobs.

03/24/2015

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When Is The Absolute Last Minute To Fill Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket?

Every March, 60 million Americans or more fill out NCAA brackets, predicting the winner of the men’s basketball championship. A good percentage are doing it to be part of the pop culture phenomenon, not because they are sports fans, and this fact leads to mind-numbing confusion about the championship and the office pool.

03/18/2015

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California Hopes To Ease Path To Historically Black Schools

Leaders of California’s vast community college system are hoping to make it easier for students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities in other states.

03/17/2015

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