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Student loan debt soars to record level

Mar 6, 2012
The amount U.S. graduates owe on education loans could become a bigger drag on the economy than the nation's total credit card debt.
Posted In: Education, loan student debt

Emory students look to the uncertain future

Mar 5, 2012
Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, Education, youth

College grads reach new high

Feb 24, 2012
For the first time, more than 30 percent of American's have at least a bachelor's, according to the Census Bureau. But there is a growing racial gap between the haves and have nots.
Posted In: college, college grads, Education

Guess what! You just got into MIT! Free ride! Kind of!

Feb 15, 2012
OK, there's a catch: It's only one class and it's online.
Posted In: MIT, Education, online education, YouTube

An MIT education, coming to a screen near you

Feb 14, 2012
Grab your popcorn!
Posted In: MIT, Education

Colorado's battle over school funding

Feb 8, 2012
A district court has ruled that the state's public schools are so underfunded they can't meet the Colorado's own education standards. But the legal battle is just the beginning. A real solution may depend on taxpayers.
Posted In: Education

For Egypt’s young people, jobs are few

Feb 3, 2012
One year after the Egyptian revolution, the country's youth have free speech -- but still face massive unemployment levels.
Posted In: Egypt, youth, Education, Jobs, employment, Unemployment, Tahrir Square, Arab Spring

You can get your dream job in this economy

Feb 3, 2012
Many college grads feel betrayed when they can't find a job commensurate with their education. But Ramit Sethi of "I Will Teach You To Be Rich" says that it is possible to get your dream job -- if you're willing to work for it.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, Economy, Unemployment, college, Education

Mid-day Extra: Laws schools sued over job placement numbers

Feb 2, 2012
A number of law schools across the country are being sued by former students who claim they inflated the numbers on post-graduate job placement.
Posted In: Law, Education, legal, Admissions

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