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July 09, 2015

Student Income Influences Choice of College Major

An analysis of data from the National Center for Education Statistics shows the amount of money a college student's parents make can correlate with what that person studies.

May 07, 2015

More Than Just Going to College, Report Shows Importance of Choosing Major

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.

April 28, 2015

Groups Pledge $100 Million to Expand Access and Equity to AP, IB Courses

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

Book Author: Elite Colleges Aren't Be All, End All

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

Big Shifts in Economy Give College-Educated Workers Clear Edge

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

Payoff Found to Be Slim for Short-Term Certificates From Community Colleges

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

Job Market Looks Up for College Grads

A new survey of recruiters find employers expect to hire 16 percent more graduates with bachelor's degrees in 2014-15.

September 29, 2014

College-Going Rates for High School Graduates Higher Than Anticipated

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

Study Rejects Notion That Selective College Boosts Graduation Chances

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

Report Challenges Colleges to Reach Out to Potential Degree Completers

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.

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