A new Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds while a university degree, on average, gives a $1 million boost in earnings over a lifetime compared to a high school diploma, the payoff varies widely depending on college major.
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Equal Opportunity Schools, the College Board, International Baccalaureate, and others join forces to expand programs that encourage underrepresented student to enroll in advanced courses in high school.
April 28, 2015
Frank Bruni advocates for perspective and balance in the college search process in Where You Go is Not Who You Will Be, as he speak to parents on this book tour.
April 14, 2015
Researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce find that having a college degree gives workers an 80 percent wage advantage today, compared to 40 percent in 1967.
November 06, 2014
While long-term certificates and associate degrees earned at community colleges can lead to higher wages, a new study finds minimal benefits from short-term certificates with wide variation by field of study.
October 14, 2014
A new survey of recruiters find employers expect to hire 16 percent more graduates with bachelor's degrees in 2014-15.
September 29, 2014
A new report finds a "startling discovery" that 88 percent of high school graduates go to a two- or four-year college by age 26.
August 07, 2014
A new study finds high school preparation and finances are key factors in college completion, dispelling notion that selectivity of a school is an advantage.
July 29, 2014
Nearly 31 million Americans have "some college" but no degree in the past 20 years, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
June 20, 2014
A new documentary chronicles the race for prestige that has turned colleges into businesses that critics say are more focused on enrollment than student success.