Articles by O'Shaughnessy, Lynn
There are things you can do now to get ready, even if school is several months away.
Colleges and universities must have these tools on their sites, but they're not always easy to locate.
Who could be negatively impacted by the use of the template created by the federal government?
A major source of conflict is how complicated these cost-estimating tools need to be.
This new type of credential may honor alternatives to the traditional degree and promote competition.
The Chronicle of Higher Education's latest almanac offers interesting insights.
See which factors one private school used to determine merit awards.
The new tools, required by the federal government, should give a better sense of true costs.
Get a head start on checking deadlines, working on your essays, and looking at prices.
When looking at college costs, pay attention to the net price: the cost minus scholarships and grants.