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Should everyone go to college?

Jun 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Samuelson says too many students are encouraged to go to college who shouldn't be there.
Posted In: Education, college

Dump that internship

Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Posted In: Commentary, internships, Jobs, employment, college

The art and science of the college waitlist

Jun 13, 2012
As "yield" gets tougher to predict, schools keep their options open.
Posted In: college

An alternative to the college degree?

Jun 8, 2012
New kinds of credentials could offer a cheaper path to a good job.
Posted In: Education, cost, technology, college

Making college costs easier to understand

Jun 5, 2012
With interest rates on some student loans about to double, the Obama administration joins with colleges to provide clearer guidance on the real price of school.
Posted In: college, financial aid, student loans

Where we can find 0% unemployment in the U.S.

May 15, 2012
While the overall unemployment rate in the country exceeds 8 percent, some graduates in the right fields face an almost certain change of a job.
Posted In: Jobs, Education, college, Unemployment

Students on hunger strike to protest fee hikes

May 2, 2012
Students begin a hunger strike today to protest fee hikes at California State Universities. The fee hikes are not just in California.
Posted In: Cal State University, college, college tuition

Student debt burden hits $1 trillion

Apr 25, 2012
At $1 trillion nationally, student debt surpasses credit card debt and car loans, and it can be a serious drag on the economy.
Posted In: student loan debt, student debt, college

President Obama to discuss student loan rate increase

Apr 20, 2012
Interest rates on federal student loans are set to double on July 1. The president is urging Congress to stop that increase.
Posted In: student loan, college

Top universities join forces online

Apr 18, 2012
Five big schools, including Princeton and University of Pennsylvania, will begin offering free classes on the web. It's all part of a new venture backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
Posted In: online education, Education, college

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