A Look Back on 2010 College News: The Good, The Bad, and The Pricey

Here are some of our favorite HuffingtonPost.com college stories from 2010. Click through one list for the gist, or all three for The Good, The Bad and The Pricey college stories.

The Good: Top College Role Models of 2010
Hats off to Berea College in Kentucky. To keep its graduates out of debt, Berea College awards all of its students $25,000 work-study scholarships. See how 10 other college students, campuses, groups and professors inspired others this past year.

The Bad: Top 10 College Scandals of 2010
Remember former Harvard University student, Adam Wheeler, who faked his way into the prestigious school last year? Well, he’s been ordered to repay the $46,000 in scholarship money he owes Harvard. What’s more, he can add larceny and forgery to his resume. Find out which other colleges tackled tough scandals in 2010.

The Pricey: The 13 Highest-Paid College Football Coaches
Fact: The highest earning college football coach earned $3 million more than the highest paid college president for the 2008-09 school year. His name’s Nick Saban, and he’s the prized head coach of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide. Uncover how lucrative college coaching can be.

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We bet your college kid has shared some memorable college stories with you this past year. So share your top college story of 2010 with all of us:

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