Every second, the national student debt balloon grows larger and larger. Student loans have far surpassed any other type of outstanding debt in Americ...
Take a guess: What is the average graduation rate at America's four-year, non-profit colleges? Would you guess 85%? 75%? Maybe 65%? (Surely, it can't ...
By Charlene Oldham, Contributor As many 2016 high school graduates prepare for college, many students are wondering if they should go to college a...
Learning how to conduct a successful job hunt and pitch yourself well are important skills for job seekers to learn. Since you don't have a strong track record yet, you will have to use a little artifice and thought. After all, if you can't articulate your value, who will?
Going to college these days leaves many students (and their parents) wondering what it's all for. If it weren't for employers demanding prerequisite, arbitrary bachelors degrees for their entry-level roles, I think the whole broken system would collapse.
Bernie Sanders is more than a representation for an agitated populous, but an enduring politician whose issues have become the forefront of a nation. Sanders has ignited millennials beyond the youthful mind grasping progressivism and shown there is a another way to run the country they love.
When it comes to deciding your career, don't be afraid to think big! Almost every college student has a similar amount of career experience, give or take an internship or two. That is to say, not that much.
Lee's sentiment about being yourself is something everyone should keep in mind. Straining yourself to be somebody you are not creates immense amounts of unneeded stress. This is especially true for college students pursuing their careers.
Colleges have a lot to lose if China's economy keeps declining and with its wealth. This is because China's wealth is the source of much college tuiti...
Your education is an investment in your future. It should help you get ahead. Right now, it's doing the opposite. It's not enough to make college more affordable -- we need to help people with the debt they already have.
The biblical story of the Golden Calf goes like this: Moses answers God's call to climb Mount Sinai to receive the two tablets of the Ten Commandments. He stays on the peak for forty days to hear God's instructions.
Senator Sanders, I like you. I admire you. Most of the time, I wish that we had 99 more senators just like you. And I would, wouldn't I? I'm the kind of voter that you should have a lock on. But Senator, we have a problem, and it's a big one.
With state legislative sessions beginning across the country, it's a good time to remind lawmakers that funding for public two- and four-year colleges remains well below pre-recession levels in almost every state.
Unlike PAYE, which is only open to students who took out loans after October 2007, the REPAYE plan will be open to anyone who borrowed directly from the federal government. This includes older borrowers who were previously shut out from PAYE.
Like previous TICAS reports, "Student Debt and the Class of 2014" provides a comprehensive overview of the student debt crisis by combining a bird's eye view of the national scope of educational debt with state-by-state data.
We shouldn't separate the front end and back end conversations about the costs of education. It is time to link borrowing with repayment at the front end. Then, and only then, will we be able to truly look at college affordability