The SAT, the standardized test taken by high school seniors to burnish their college applications, was administered nearly 1.7 million times last year. The test’s popularity within college admissions is based, in part, on the perception of fairness: As any recent test-taker is well aware, it is extremely difficult to…
Anyone who’s been paying attention knows that high school sex education in the United States is an unholy mess. And as a result, an alarming number of students enter college with little knowledge about how their bodies work in terms of reproductive health.
In theory, the tradition of hazing has vanished from the college campuses of America. National fraternal organizations have banned it. At least 38 states have outlawed it. From coast to coast, university officials smugly assure worried parents that their campus is free of hazing.
The White House’s back-to-school present is a little different this year: a redesigned College Scorecard website that uses open data to help find you a school.
On the scale of "irritating" to "soul-boiling" telemarketers, college alumni fundraisers aren't the worst. The way that school alumni relations offices decide which former students to contact, however, is a liiittle creepy. Colleges are scouring former students' Facebook and LinkedIn profiles to figure out who to hit…
Agonizing over a personal essay and crying over SAT scores is a rite of passage for any college-bound high school senior. But maybe those days are over. A liberal arts college in Baltimore is now letting potential students apply with a video instead.
A new study out of Baylor University finds that college students spend an "astounding" amount of time on their cell phones and has researchers warning of cell phone "addiction" (not in a jokey way).
Comcast's newly announced program, Xfinity on Campus, lets college dorm dwellers watch almost 80 channels, as well as access Xfinity On Demand programming. But this isn't some lofty good will gesture—student loans and students' parents will still be footing the bill.
It's a new school year, which means it's time for the bright-eyed youth of our fine country to move into their dorm rooms, fire up their laptops, and take advantage of the blazing-fast, weapons-grade campus Internet to torrent the movies and music they missed over the summer. Which colleges and universities have the…
We're on the brink of a new college football season, and a new chance for schools to trot out flashy new uniforms—and make tons of cash in the process. As the season kicks off this weekend, who'll be wearing the most stomach-churning jerseys?
MSFT Office 365 is free to college students for six months and includes 20GB of SkyDrive and 60 Skype minutes.
When you connect a bunch of young college kids together on the Internet, any meeting eventually devolves into a crying mess of memes, Internet hall of fame pictures and a whole lot of trolling. So when students in Stanford's computer science program realized that e-mailing one address would contact EVERY student,…
NYU recently sent out a seemingly innocuous e-mail to all of its students asking them to opt for paperless forms. People in college get those kinds of e-mails all the time! But when one student decided to ask his mom if he should enable the paperless forms, he accidentally triggered a method that allowed him (and…
You're young, you're probably broke and you might not even really like your roommate. But you know what? That college roommate of yours is on the short list of people—which includes your parents, your brothers and sisters and your husband/wife—that you're going to live with. You want to get them something. Here's what.
These are—according to Fox Business data—the best and worst educated states in the United States of America, ordered by percentage of residents 25 or older with at least a bachelor's degree in 2011. The table also shows how those states voted. Can you see any pattern?
When it comes to outfitting your college dorm room there are obvious amenities you'll need to bring with you. Like a computer, a TV, multiple gaming consoles, and at least a couple of changes of clothes.
This fall, the incoming college freshman of Seton Hall's Class of 2016 will a little something extra, on top of their meal plan and course catalog and extra-long twin bed: A Nokia Lumia 900.
If you've cheated in school, you've probably scribbled test answers on an eraser, passed notes with a friend, glanced at your classmate's test or even made a cheat sheet. You never, however, cheated like this amazing student. He's taken cheating to an entirely different level: A 35-foot long cheat sheet with 25,000…
No one will like you if in college if you don't have a laptop. Kidding! But seriously, in college, a laptop is your life. Microsoft wants to help you kiddies out: Just like last year, if you buy a Windows PC, it'll throw in a free Xbox 360.