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College 'Sticker Shock' Making Certifications and Associate Degrees More Attractive

Vince Bertram | Posted 04.06.2016 | College
Vince Bertram

Community college may be the best choice for some, especially if a student is still deciding on a college major. For others, a bachelor's degree may be the best option. Regardless, the student will enter post-secondary education with informed decisions and a clear understanding of their future earning potential.

[Infographic] Is College Worth the Cost?

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 12.02.2015 | College
Piyush Mangukiya

The growing problem of student loan debt has dominated national news for several years. Over 70% of students graduating with four-year degrees in 2014...

Why You Should Really Go To College, In 2 Charts

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.21.2015 | Business

Some people might tell you not to go to college. Don't listen to them.

Why We Won't Need College in 15 Years

Brazen Life | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Brazen Life

We all have that one thing in our lives we keep around without really knowing why. If you live and work in a big city, you may still have your car from the days when you used to live in the suburbs. At one time, the car had a purpose. But now? It just collects parking tickets and bird poop.

A Liberal Arts Degree Leads to a Career, Not Just a Job

Ellen McCulloch Lovell | Posted 06.10.2013 | College
Ellen McCulloch Lovell

What do you do with a liberal arts degree? You adapt to economic change, yes. You also live a richer life, full of creativity and commitment.

Underemployed And Overeducated: The Status Of Today's College Graduates

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business

New research released Monday says nearly half of the nation’s recent college graduates work jobs that don’t require a degree. The report, from ...

Reform Comes to Higher Education

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 09.15.2012 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Both online and in-person learning experiences should maximize the time students are applying new knowledge and skills, and minimize the time students are passively receiving knowledge.

What Is the Value of a College Degree?

Stephen Beal | Posted 08.29.2012 | College
Stephen Beal

This is the perfect time for creative, committed students to attend art and design school. There have never been more career opportunities for creative people, and the value of a college degree has never been greater.

Valuing Degree Attainment: A Reminder

Lee Fisher | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Lee Fisher

In a time when higher education, businesses, governments, cities, non-profits, philanthropists, and even private citizens are coming together around college attainment, we can ill afford to promote dropping out as a solution to our problems.

All B.A.s Are Worth It. Some More Than Others.

Richard Lee Colvin | Posted 07.31.2011 | College
Richard Lee Colvin

Schooling alone doesn't guarantee career success. But without it, many, many doors are permanently closed. There is no expiration date on the knowledge and skills learned in college.