Whether it’s top colleges or the happiest countries, we can ask about the validity of the ranking criteria that were used.
Student loan facts can help us to better understand the Biden administration’s decision to provide loan forgiveness with a $10,000 cap.
When U.S.News & World Report is ranking colleges, the numbers misleadingly convey an objectivity that a closer look eliminates.
Looking at grade inflation at colleges and universities, we can ask whether the increase can be compared to prices.
We can compare the early childhood education component of President Biden’s legislative proposals to other preschool programs.
There is much more to see about student loans than a $1.7 trillion total when we decide how much Congress might forgive.
Our story starts in 1926, the year the SAT was born. Designed to measure aptitude, it was supposed to let colleges assess applicants who did not have an elite background. Jumping ahead to now, our story ends with schools making…
It’s tough to find a real “list price” for a college tuition. According to NY Times money columnist Ron Lieber, the price charged by one school can vary considerably. Sort of like we all pay a different fare for the…
When shopping in a supermarket or deciding whether to retake a test, we should be aware of our left-digit bias.