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Student Loan Debt: Is College Tuition Worth the Cost?

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2016 | College
GOBankingRates

By Charlene Oldham, Contributor As many 2016 high school graduates prepare for college, many students are wondering if they should go to college at ...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Why Many Schools Don't Offer Degrees in Sales

AJ Agrawal | Posted 03.29.2016 | College
AJ Agrawal

Stop one moment and ask yourself why this is the case. There are actually a number of compelling reasons why a sales degree has no place in the classroom.

College Completion Goals Need Bigger Thinking, Bolder Action

Brad C. Phillips | Posted 12.16.2015 | College
Brad C. Phillips

There is no question that racial, gender and income inequities in the United States hurt our nation economically, socially and morally. Higher educati...

You May Get a Better ROI Ditching the Ivy Leagues for Public Universities

Monica Leftwich | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Monica Leftwich

It's no secret the cost of education has imploded to rates that leave some people completely turned off to the idea of higher education.

Is Education Bigotry a Thing?

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

I've come to the troubling realization that people have found yet another bias that only serves to divide us. This bias lies in a new form of exclusionary bias or soft bigotry -- education bigotry.

Counting (on) Success: Does an Education in the Humanities Count in Today's Day and Age?

Christine Henseler | Posted 08.19.2015 | Education
Christine Henseler

But what do we do with Anthropology, Linguistics or Law? How do we account for their humanistic content and approaches? And how about emerging fields like Humanistic Engineering, Medical Humanities, Environmental Humanities?

Why My College Degree Is Meaningless: Years in the Education System Has Soiled My Learning

Kelsey Phariss | Posted 06.26.2016 | Education
Kelsey Phariss

It was my second class of the day, and I was bored. My professor was prattling on about some menial event that transpired sometime in the 18th century, and I was more interested in the popcorn ceiling than his lecture topic.

What Credentials Mean in Today's Job Market

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.16.2016 | Education
Jim Gibbons

As the nation continues to pull out of the economic recession and add new jobs, one of the main concerns for policymakers, students, employers and potential employees is whether our workers have the skills to fill the positions that are open.

Cheap, Distance Learning Alternatives to an MFA in Creative Writing

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 05.11.2016 | Education
Michael Ernest Sweet

I've known for the past year of so that I would have a special opportunity coming up in my life. Namely, time away from work to do something for mysel...

5 Non-traditional Yet High-Paying Degrees

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.11.2016 | College
Jonha Revesencio

High school graduation is approaching, and after a fun-filled summer, many new freshmen will be entering universities in the fall to embark on an educational journey that will hopefully earn them a career that is both satisfying and financially lucrative.

20 Reasons Why You Should Major in Journalism

College Magazine | Posted 11.03.2014 | College
College Magazine

Journalism will never die as long as the world has news to report and requires someone to report it. For those of you who have doubts about thrusting yourself into the wild and wonderful world of journalism, look no further to end your questioning.

Switching Away from the Degree

David Blake | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
David Blake

There has been a lot of talk about moving away from the degree. Education and business leaders have declared the degree "broken" and "obsolete," and c...

Degrees à la Carte: Higher Education in 2014

David Blake | Posted 03.04.2014 | Education
David Blake

Education is becoming more modular, and going forward, the focus will be on adapting our education systems to the new reality in which students develop valuable knowledge and skills in many different learning environments.

Can MOOCs Revolutionize the College Transcript?

David Blake | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Blake

The traditional college transcript is particularly unsuited for this task. It lists the courses completed and how people performed. But it says little about what someone actually learned or what a person knows.

Something Radical: The Global Center of Advanced Studies

George Elerick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
George Elerick

"Philosophy should be about liberation and resurrection and not about conforming to a sad aesthetic society of suburban death that the wealthy colleges and universities only ever reproduce."

How to Treat Every Day of Your Life as a Master's Degree

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

Six years ago, I earned my master's in journalism from the University of Maryland-College Park. From then on, I have been pursuing my lifelong master's degree. This time around, there is no graduation, commencement speech, mortarboard or tassels.

Can Prior Learning Assessment Help Solve the Talent Mismatch?

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

How can employers fill the jobs they need and how can individuals make sure they have the skills and education necessary to fill those jobs? 2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif

U.S. College Degree Holders Sliding Among Global Competitors: Report

The Huffington Post | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 12.06.2012 | Education

President Obama has made it a priority for the U.S. to regain its position as the leading producer of college graduates by the year 2020 — a goal th...

Most Great Entrepreneurs Don't Drop Out of Harvard

Marty Zwilling | Posted 02.05.2012 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

The most successful entrepreneurs are those with multiple real-life experiences, who have personal exposure to markets where opportunities are being left on the table.

'Why Not To Pick A College Major Based On A Salary Chart'

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

The numbers aren't surprising. Poets aren't known for their obsession with material wealth. Public school teachers don't secretly think they'll get a ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

There's An App For That: Going To College Via Smartphone

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

Mobile devices now offer yet another option for a generation adept at distraction -- behold, going to college by smartphone. Earlier this week, the...

Why PayScale's Data on Which Colleges Offer Best ROI is Useless

Zac Bissonnette | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Zac Bissonnette

The bottom line is this: Your earnings trajectory will be influenced by a multitude of factors, with the impact of the college from which you receive your bachelor's ranging anywhere from zero to very small.

College Educations May Not Be For Everyone

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Debbie Crave once assumed that all of her children would go to college. Then she had kids. Son Patrick is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-M...