Students Can Now Fly To College On The Cheap
Higher airfares have raised the cost of higher education, from trips home for college students at Thanksgiving to study-abroad semesters. But two little-known companies that negotiate big discounts with airlines can save hundreds of dollars for students and their ticket-buying parents.
Even though airlines have piled on fees and eliminated most special discounts like senior-citizen fares and half-price tickets for young children, one vestige of airline goodwill remains. Several air carriers still offer special deals for students — and teachers as well. [WSJ]
Graduation Rates Amongst College Football, Basketball Athletes Up
Graduation rates for college athletes improved one percentage point to 79% over the past year, according to the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rates (GSR) released Tuesday.
That’s the highest rate since the organization began keeping GSR statistics seven years ago. Current statistics measured the graduation rates of freshmen who entered college in 2001. [Freep]
The Gentleman’s Guide To Getting Laid In College
Okay boys: school is in session. Welcome to college, where you can be anyone, and do anyone. That’s right – it’s time for all those crazy hi-jinks that years of Hollywood frat comedies have prepared you for: having sex.
Contrary to popular belief, most college sex is regrettable and/or decent at best. That is, of course, unless you take active measure to improve over time. [Guide Spot]