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We have contributed to the national conversation on higher education costs and affordability, with articles and reports written for policy makers, researchers and parents. Here are a few that are most relevant to the college search and admissions process.

Colleges' Reliance on Part-time Faculty: Who Wins? Who Loses?
A look at who is actually teaching in college classrooms
Ready, Set, Go! An Ideal Timeline for Applying to College
Steps for managing the college application proecess
Should Students Live On Campus or Off?
An invited response to a New York Times “Room for Debate” online discussion
College Spending in a Turbulent Decade
An overview of the trends impacting college spending and rising tuitions
Climbing Walls and Climbing Tuitions
A “tongue in cheek” response to misguided journalists!
Not Your Mother’s College Affordability Crisis
An effort to put college affordability in perspective
Understanding the Rise in College Tuition, part 2
Further explaining why tuition has gotten so expensive
Understanding the Rise in College Tuition, part 1
Explaining why tuition has gotten so expensive
How the New York Times Got It Wrong...
A response to a misguided op ed piece claiming that public investment in higher education has actually increased