Sarah Kliff

Well-Rounded Docs

One week into his premed classes at Washington University in St. Louis, Ryan Jacobson was rethinking his plan to become a doctor. His biology and chemistry classes were large, competitive and impersonal—not how he wanted to spend the next four years. "Sitting in a chemistry class, I knew it wasn't the right place for me," he says.

Childcare on Campus

A year of childcare can cost more than $10,000, rivaling the cost of college tuition. Universities often play an important role in providing parent students with daycare facilities.

A Sisterhood of Mothers

Danielle Cooney was set on joining a sorority before she ever set foot on a college campus."When I was little, I knew it was something I wanted," says Cooney. "I was really excited about the sisterhood and the bonding.