Globe University / Minnesota School of Business has responded to my reposting yesterday of a Huffington Post article criticizing a private loan program that the schools offer to their students. The article, written by StudentDebtCrisis.org cofounder Kyle McCarthy, said the Educational Opportunities Loan (EdOp Loan) has been overly aggressive with its late charges, interest (18 percent, Read more

Globe University / Minnesota School of Business has entered the radar of Kyle McCarthy, cofounder of StudentDebtCrisis.org. In an article in The Huffington Post, he writes that the Globe Education Network offers its students a high-interest — 18 percent — private Educational Opportunities Loan (EdOp Loan). He says Globe is quite aggressive in how it Read more

Here’s another installment in the in-house marketing campaign at the libraries of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. It follows last year’s Halloween-style theme, which produced posters such as this one: (Those won us the team Honorable Mention for Outstanding Public Relations Efforts from the American Library Association.) Librarian Sarah Gewirtz told Read more

Colleges’ hidden problem: Finding students College is actually a buyer’s market. Most schools accept the majority of their applicants. And college administrators live in fear that they won’t attract enough freshmen to meet their admission figures. (CBS News) Dorm bra bandit on the loose  An estimated 100 bras were stolen from White Residence Hall back in Read more