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College Worth It?

Next Time Someone Says 'College Isn't Worth It Anymore,' Show Them This

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

Tuition costs are skyrocketing, student debt is soaring and it's extremely difficult for college grads to find good jobs. And yet, a four-year degree ...

Why Isn't It 'Worth It' To Make College Cheap Again?

Washington Monthly | Posted 06.05.2014 | College

Now, since it’s college graduation time, it’s also the season for the annual “is college worth it” discussion. No one is actually willing t...

Does a College Degree Make Dollars and Sense?

Dr. Robert L. Breuder | Posted 12.23.2013 | College
Dr. Robert L. Breuder

When considering how we make higher education "worth it," perhaps we should stop periodically to remind ourselves that students are not simply numbers or completions.

The 1 Chart That Shows College Is Still Worth It

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2013 | Business

It’s rough out there for recent college grads -- but that doesn’t make pursuing a degree a bad idea. The jobless rate for Americans overall, w...

LOOK: The Best Colleges For Your Cash

Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

College students on campuses across the country are crossing stages this month, on their way to shake someone's hand and receive their diplomas. But t...

Are These 5 College Even Worth The Cost?

Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

The graduates from these colleges tend to work in education, social work and criminal justice -- all customarily underpaid professions -- so perhaps i...

Polymaths, Bumblebees and the 'Expert' Myth

April Rinne | Posted 10.22.2012 | Education
April Rinne

We don't need to do away with experts entirely. Instead, let's update and refine what it means to be an expert in the 21st century.

More Americans Question The Value Of College

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.18.2012 | College

Some Americans spend thousands--even hundreds of thousands--of dollars on higher education. As the cost of a degree continues to rise, it appears som...

Advancing the Liberal Arts in and Beyond the Classroom

Robert M. Eisinger | Posted 02.18.2012 | College
Robert M. Eisinger

The odious phrase "the real world" assumes that the university is unlike the world of blue and white collars. But the private and public sectors are not replete with multiple choice exams.

Is College Pricing Killing the American Dream?

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 08.09.2011 | College
Gary Liberson, PhD

The ability to earn an advanced degree is inherent in the American Dream. This is true for the benefit of the individual and for society as a whole. I...

The Real Education Begins Now

NextGen Journal | Posted 07.31.2011 | College
NextGen Journal

College would do its tuition-paying customers a favor by not solely focusing on hard facts/skills. They are important, but an even greater need exists in helping students develop an understanding of themselves.