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[Infographic] Is College Worth the Cost?

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 12.01.2016 | 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...

My Degrees Make Me Unemployable

Jami Demuth | Posted 06.09.2016 | Education
Jami Demuth

I thought my degrees and past work experience would speak for themselves. I thought I'd seamlessly transition back into the workforce. But, I am highly educated in looking at perspectives, analyzing situations and problem-solving. I guess I'll do just that.

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.

Skipping College Means Missing Out On At Least $800,000

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | College

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 (Reuters) - Over a lifetime, the average U.S. college graduate will earn at least $800,000 more than the average high school gr...

Here's The Year When A College Degree Will No Longer Be Worth The Money

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.12.2014 | College

A college degree will still be worth the money until the year 2086, according to a report from Hamilton Place Strategies. In 2086, the group projec...

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.

Is A College Degree Essential For Success?, From Sheryl Sandberg (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

Although Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg attended Harvard University, she doesn't think that it really matters where you go to school. Sheryl ...

No Beautification Without Education

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 04.08.2013 | College
The Miami Hurricane

College has turned into a business proposition. Students invest their time and money in exchange for a degree that will hopefully secure them a spot on the pathway to success.

A Self-Directed Approach: UnCollege

Dale Stephens | Posted 03.28.2013 | College
Dale Stephens

Do high school seniors really consider other options? Do they even know alternatives exist -- alternatives that could put them far ahead of their peers both in the quality of their education and competitiveness in the job market?

Consumer Behavior: The Case of Higher Education

Dr. James Ramsey | Posted 12.31.2012 | College
Dr. James Ramsey

Higher education is a consumption good with benefits, not only to the consumer but society as a whole and, perhaps more importantly for the individual consumer, it's an investment with a great rate of return.

Consumer Behavior: The Case of Higher Education

James Ramsay | Posted 12.30.2012 | College
James Ramsay

Higher education is a consumption good with benefits, not only to the consumer but society as a whole and, perhaps more importantly for the individual consumer, it's an investment with a great rate of return.

Who Needs College? The Answer Might Surprise Newsweek

Rob Asghar | Posted 12.01.2012 | College
Rob Asghar

The relationship between higher education and the aspirations of a student is constantly being renegotiated. It is not being eliminated. Not in 1976, and certainly not today.

Measuring the Value of a College Degree

Lisa Petrides | Posted 07.17.2012 | College
Lisa Petrides

Not long ago, a degree was all it took to open doors. While a diploma from an Ivy League school still gets attention, the reality is that the value of a college diploma is being questioned from all sides.

Despite Costs, A College Degree Is Still Worth It | By CONOR DOUGHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

To economists who look at the numbers, college is a necessary, even if not sufficient, ticket to the middle class. "We are experiencing a period of sh...

A College Degree Pays Off -- And Then Some: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report from the College Board, a college degree pays for itself in many ways over a lifetime -- from enabling more consistent emplo...