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Filling the Gaps in Funding Undergraduate Education

March 2, 2013

It is no secret that college is expensive and tuition costs are continuing to rise. Let’s examine the costs associated with a college education, including the hidden costs you may not be factoring in like health fees, gas money, entertainment and all the Red Bull you’ll consume during finals. The graphic also outlines how funding […]

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The Cost of Educating America

December 18, 2012

The cost of educating college students has risen dramatically from the previous generation to the current generation. In terms of real dollars, the cost has risen dramatically from 1976-2007 for students attending private universities. Source

The Cost of Attending College Today

The Cost of Attending College Today

October 6, 2012

Everybody knows college is expensive, but just how expensive? This infographic compares the cost of tuition, room and board at public vs private colleges for 2009 and 2010, and gives you the details on what college students are actually paying when financial aid is factored in. Source

Is Your Bachelors Degree Worth It?

Is Your Bachelors Degree Worth It?

September 4, 2012

In the 70’s, nearly any college degree guaranteed a well-paying job. Now that a majority of Americans enter college, the choice of degree may mean the difference between a successful career and bankrupcty. Families are increasingly relying on debt to finance education, and with rising tuition costs, that simply doesn’t always pay off. An intense […]

The Non-Tuition Costs of Education

The Non-Tuition Costs of Education

August 25, 2012

When one thinks of college costs they often overlook the “other” costs not involved with tuition. This infographic takes a look at non tuition costs such as, books, housing, food and transportation and what it all adds up to. Source

Harry Potter and the Cost of Hogwarts

Harry Potter and the Cost of Hogwarts

August 18, 2012

In the first Harry Potter book, Harry receives a letter telling him all the items he must buy for his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. We scanned the web for comparable items and tallied up the costs. So how much would it cost to attend Hogwarts? Find out. Source

Exposing the Student Loan Racket

Exposing the Student Loan Racket

August 8, 2012

Student loan debt, now at $830 billion, has surpassed credit card debt—a statement not likely to have been heard 20 years ago. Student loans, unlike any other form of debt, CANNOT be forgiven via bankruptcy—these loans MUST be repaid. Is this the next bubble to burst? Source

G.I. Bill 2.0 & Online Education

G.I. Bill 2.0 & Online Education

July 27, 2012

The G.I. Bill has had some revisions this past year. This infographic covers it all. Source

Open Courses For All

Open Courses For All

July 19, 2012

In the past few years college tuition has skyrocketed. The answer to that have been to provide online free lectures and courses from top universities in the world through sites like opencourseware.com. This infographic shows how free online courses are changing the face of college education. Source

College choice and prudent consumers

College choice and prudent consumers

July 10, 2012

This infographic provides information about the cost of college. It shows the difference of cost between private and public colleges and the effect that the economy has had on private college enrollment. Source

The Outrageous Hidden Costs of College

The Outrageous Hidden Costs of College

June 5, 2012

Students and parents need to understand the full financial costs of a college education. Tuition costs are readily available and loans can cover much of that expense, but what about the “other” costs of college? As you can see, with non-tuition costs averaging more than $23,000/year they frequently end up being more than tuition. Source

Free Drinks

Free Drinks

May 7, 2012

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