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Why colleges are borrowing billions

October 17th, 2017 at 12:28 am » Comments Off

Higher-education institutions are overspending on renovations and new facilities that they hope will boost enrollment, but experts say this plan could lead to financial crisis.



Study: over half of for-profit students defaulted on loans

October 7th, 2017 at 1:24 pm » Comments Off

WASHINGTON — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday.



Education isn’t the key to a good income

September 29th, 2017 at 7:16 am » Comments Off

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.



Millennial techies are choosing skill based training over college

August 21st, 2017 at 9:01 am » Comments Off

Daunted by the expense of a four-year program, students are focusing on learning the skills they need for the jobs they want.



Number of colleges and universities drop sharply amid economic turmoil

July 23rd, 2017 at 2:50 pm » Comments Off

It has become trendy to predict that higher education is on the verge of a major collapse, what with enrollments falling as loan debt and rising tuition cause students and families to ask harder questions about the value of a college credential.



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