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Regents Partied Hard, Billed the State, Then Raised Tuition
Meals expensed by the Board of Regents topped $270 per person. Going forward, the Regents will be expected to pay their own way.
‘Mindfulness’ Messes With Your Memory
If Oprah practices mindfulness, it must be a good thing—right? But new science disagrees.
College Rankings 2014
The 25 Most Affordable Colleges
These are the colleges where you’re most likely to leave with a diploma instead a mountain of debt.
With applications at record levels to many of America’s best colleges, The Daily Beast crunched the numbers at 28 top schools to find projected admission rates. Kristina Dell on Harvard’s low rate and more.
Do Public Colleges Rip Off Students?
The California budget crisis helps illustrate how public universities now dump their research costs and bloated salaries on undergrad tuition, argues Berkeley’s Charles Schwartz.