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The 10 toughest majors for finding jobs after college for 2018

December 9th, 2018 at 3:48 am » Comments Off

  Social sciences and interdisciplinary studies on our majors list is no surprise, as these degrees are notorious for being difficult in the job market. So you are trying to decide which degree to pursue in college, but you are unsure which degrees actually land jobs. Don’t worry, many students are asking the same question. […]



No cash needed at this cafe. Students pay the tab with their personal data

October 14th, 2018 at 8:14 am » Comments Off

At Shiru Cafe in Providence, R.I., students “pay” for coffee, but not with money. Shiru Cafe looks like a regular coffee shop. Inside, machines whir, baristas dispense caffeine and customers hammer away on laptops. But all of the customers are students, and there’s a reason for that. At Shiru Cafe, no college ID means no […]



Survey: These college majors were just named most and least valuable

September 15th, 2018 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

New Bankrate research shows that Actuarial Science is “the most valuable” major you can study in college out of 162 total, with a whopping average income of $108,658 to go along with an unemployment rate of only 2.3%. Wondering how the site arrived at these results? The methodology was multi-layered, but the company evaluated the […]



Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years

September 14th, 2018 at 9:40 am » Comments Off

This fall, 19.9 million college students will be traveling to college campuses across the United States to start a new school year. There are over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, but Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen says that half are bound for bankruptcy in the next few decades. Christensen is known […]



Want a future-proof degree? Head to Colorado for asteroid mining

August 28th, 2018 at 8:10 am » Comments Off

Are you a high schooler wondering what career to pursue that won’t be gobbled up by robots in the next few years? Are you an engineering grad, economist, physicist, or policy analyst looking to become an expert in a new, but fast-developing discipline? If so, the Colorado School of Mines has the perfect answer for […]



News flash:It’s about the skill set, not the suit or the degree

August 8th, 2018 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

High School failed me. As a high school dropout, I knew I was taking a risk by rejecting the ‘normal route’ and knew I always wanted to be in the business world. During one assignment in my computer class, I did not show up in a suit and tie for the presentation. The teacher docked […]



A Chinese university suspended a student’s enrollment because of his dad’s bad social credit score

July 19th, 2018 at 9:16 am » Comments Off

A Chinese student had his enrollment at a university suspended because of his father’s bad social credit score. The father, surnamed Rao, had failed to repay a $29,900 loan and was added to a debtor blacklist that prevented a university from accepting his son. State media reported that the incident also caused Rao’s social credit score to […]



Here’s how higher education dies

June 9th, 2018 at 10:22 am » Comments Off

A futurist says the industry may have nowhere to go but down. What does the slide look like? Maybe higher education has reached its peak. Not the Harvards and Yales of the world, but the institutions that make up the rest of the industry—the regional public schools who saw decades of growth and are now […]



This generation has a huge and growing student debt burden. It’s not who you think

May 5th, 2018 at 9:48 am » Comments Off

A recent analysis of American debt revealed a startling shift: Borrowers between the ages of 45 and 74 now owe more money in education-related debt, on average, than do younger college graduates. People under age 35 with student debt owe $32,900 on average, according to data from the Fed’s 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances. That […]



Education: getting a degree might not be everything

March 29th, 2018 at 10:22 am » Comments Off

A lot of kids at age 17 or 18 are often not clear, about what career would fit them best. Add to that is a changing world, that would make things even more confusing. The job opportunities that exist now were absent ten years ago and so it is quite likely that what you train […]



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