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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.

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.

Higher education professional

There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes in higher education. This season, join us in giving thanks for these unsung heroes of the back office and all the work they do to make your college experience possible.

30-something student online

Call them late bloomers if you want, but there's no shortage of 30-somethings hitting the college books this fall. Do you know why?

a hand handing another hand cash for a degree

Based on data from Payscale.com, here are 10 majors where salaries increase impressively fast for master's degree holders. After you take a look, check out grad and even doctoral degree options that could be right for you.

man visualizing a better career

If you're not making what you think you should be making in your chosen career, what are you doing to improve your salary outlook? Here are 5 steps to take to get paid market value or better.

baby boomers in college

Older Americans are hitting the books this fall, and you may be surprised about why and how they're doing it.

college class

States and schools are wooing dropouts back to the classroom. Find out how former students are turning their old college credits into the degrees they dreamed of.

choose the right major

Struggling with how to choose a college major? Experts say these five steps can put you on the right path.

fall semester 2015

Whether you're heading to campus for the first time or the fourth time, here are some things you should be doing this fall.

east coast vs west coast careers and schools

The East Coast and the West Coast differ from one another in a lot of ways, not least of all in terms of opportunity for success in particular careers. We took a look at some key metrics of employment and education in tech, finance, business and entertainment on both coasts, and the results of where strengths of each are may surprise you.

california community colleges

California is one of the most affordable states in the U.S. for community college students, but who wins in the all-important contest of NorCal vs. SoCal? We crunched the numbers on the best community colleges in Northern and Southern California, and the results may surprise you.

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a probation officer? A federal officer provides the inside scoop on this career.

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an event planner? Here's a look at what they do every day.

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