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A woman gives a kick to a football while on the job.

Want to get paid to go to major sporting events like the Super Bowl ... without being a pro athlete? It's not as far-fetched an idea as it sounds. Here's some detail on the training and education you need to make it happen.

federal student aid

Understanding the process and requirements used for determining federal student aid can help you get more out of the system.

Reasons Why Class Sizes Matter

Looking at class size should be a factor when determining what classes to take next semester. From more individual time with your professor to performing better academically, smaller class sizes have their benefits.

10 Unusual (And Awesome!) College Amenities

Looking for a school, or something about a school, that's a little out of the ordinary? Academic opportunities aren't the only thing that college students love about their schools. Here are 10 quirky, silly and downright fun college amenities available at campuses across the country.

10 incredibly beautiful college campuses

If you're interested in studying on a scenic college campus, check out this list of 10 beautiful universities in the U.S. From Gothic architecture to sweeping forests, historical buildings to ocean-views, each of these college campuses offer students more than just classroom learning opportunities.

Top 10 Colleges for Elevation

These 10 high-elevation colleges help put the "high" in higher education.

Tips on successfully transferring from community college

Starting your degree at community or junior college and finishing at university is a time-tested alternative route to a bachelor's degree, but there are a few things to keep in mind as you earn and transfer those lower-division credits. Read on for some guidelines to help you through the process.

Will my credits transfer out of state?

Before you plan a move out of the state to finish your college education, it makes sense to figure out whether your credits will transfer. Our experts offer tips and advice for anyone in this predicament.

Tips for a productive summer

We talked to some college prep experts and other education pros and got their top summer tips for incoming freshmen -- here's what they had to say.

Schools.com's 25 best small college towns

Here's our roundup of the 25 best small college towns in America.

Students after a college fair

A career day cattle call may not seem like the easiest place in the world to stand out, but with the right strategy you can come out of it looking like a pro. Try these 5 tips to get the most out of your next job fair.

A student pleads during his appeal to get into the school he wanted.

Getting a college rejection letter can feel like the end of the world, but it's actually not as big a deal as it might seem. Here are four action-oriented ways you can turn that minor setback into an opportunity.

Thinking these plans are only for parents saving for their younger children

College is expensive. Let Uncle Sam take a bite out of your costs with these five tax breaks ... and we'll fill you in on the mistakes not to make.

Baby boomer generation working online

Think it's only the younger generation who is embracing online learning? Think again. Boomers are all about getting their degree over the internet.

highest paid professors

If you dream of a career in academia, you don't want to teach classes about education. Trust us. You want to teach one of these ten subjects instead.

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