If you ask someone who graduated from college in the past decade whether their education was worth it, their answer is going to depend a lot on whether they felt like someone on campus took a personal interest in their success. Recent alumni who had a strong, supportive relationship with…

There’s good news for teens about summer jobs: It’s not too late to get one. Although many positions have been filled, turnover is often high among teenage workers, says John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the outplacement firm. “Retailers, restaurants, amusement parks and the like may continue hiring…

With college costs continuing to rise faster than inflation, it makes sense to get all the help you can when paying for college. But with another school year just weeks away, what can you do to close your own college funding gap? The good news is that scholarships are available…