On April 13, 2014, CNNMoney released their 12 Top-Paid CEOs list for 2013. We added an extra column to the list -- the colleges the business leaders attended as undergrads.
When you look at the colleges, you’ll realize that you don’t necessarily need to attend the most prestigious or expensive school to get a good education and be successful.
|CEO||Company||2013 Compensation||Undergraduate Education|
|1.||Larry Ellison||Oracle||$78.4 million||University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (2 years); University of Chicago (1 term)|
|2.||Bob Iger||Disney||$34.3 million||Ithaca College|
|3.||Rupert Murdoch||21st Century Fox||$26.1 million||University of Oxford|
|4.||David Cote||Honeywell||$25.4 million||University of New Hampshire|
|5.||David Farr||Emerson Electric||$25.3 million||Wake Forest University|
|6.||James McNerney||Boeing||$23.3 million||Yale|
|7.||Alan Mulally||Ford||$23.2 million||University of Kansas|
|8.||Larry Merlo||CVS Caremark||$22.9 million||University of Pittsburgh|
|9.||Paal Kibsgaard||Schlumberger||$22 million||Norwegian University of Science and Technology|
|10.||Ken Chenault||American Express||$21.7 million||Bowdoin College|
|11.||John Chambers||Cisco Systems||$21 million||West Virginia University|
|12.||Randall L. Stephenson||AT&T||$20.6 million||University of Central Oklahoma|
April is National Financial Literacy Month, so we decided to answer a question that will help you become more knowledgeable about financial aid:
Question: What are some tips for how to best evaluate an award letter?
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National Public Radio broadcast a special series on paying for college. Edvisors’ Mark Kantrowitz was invited on the program to discuss financial aid award letters.
This monthly section of Financial Aid News features an intriguing list of seven scholarships that share a common characteristic. We hope this section will make you smile and inspire you to apply for more scholarships.
Seven "Green" Scholarships
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