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Report: College Grads Coming Up Short in Career Readiness

Tweet After spending tens of thousands of dollars in pursuit of a college degree, you might think that today’s graduates are entering the workforce with the skills that employers require.

Finance

Student Aid: Most Undergrads Receive It, Study Says

The likelihood that your son or daughter will receive student aid is great according to the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) released last week by the Department of Education.

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Stepped Up Discounting and Private College Enrollment

The competition for college students is a keen one, something particularly felt by private colleges and universities. To lure students to privately funded institutions, such colleges must step up the tuition discounting to compete against taxpayer-funded public schools.

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Sallie Mae-Ipsos Survey Shows Changes in How Families Approach College

Tweet A college education is still very important for most people. On Monday, the two groups released details about its latest national survey, finding that 83 percent of college students

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Pew Report Shows Differences in Opinion Regarding Online Learning

Tweet Off campus education continues to grow in popularity. Traditional schools such as Rutgers University, the University of North Carolina, Kansas State University and Portland State University offer distance learning

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Survey Says: College Still Worth It

Tweet College Board survey offers a ringing endorsement for postsecondary education. However, that would be the wrong conclusion to draw based on the results of a College Board survey which

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Is Personal Fulfillment Your Career Priority?

Tweet Fame and money are not the most important pursuits for today’s future workers, however. High school and college students may be looking for something else, namely personal fulfillment. A

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Kaplan Survey Reveals Rising Seniors Are Busy This Summer

Tweet On June 10, we mentioned that college bound high students are forgoing work opportunities this summer, with many rising seniors getting prepared for college now, by building up their

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Can You Afford to Skip College?

Tweet Specifically, that poll has revealed that people in the 18-24 age group are having difficulty finding work with only one-third working full-time. That compares to two-thirds of recent college

Fun News Social Networking

Facebook Survey Reveals Teens Give Parents Profile Access

Tweet Do you know what your children are viewing? Techie Teens Teen use of the Internet has many parents concerned and rightly so. Lots of young people are wired and

Campus News Social Networking Technology

Study Says College Students Addicted to Social Media

Tweet Now we have a name for it: addiction. Addicted to what? Social media. At least that is the conclusion made from a study published last week. University of Maryland

Career Planning

Monster Examines College Grad Employment

Tweet Last week we reviewed what CareerBuilder.com had to say about the job prospects for 2010 college grads. Today, we’ll take a look at what one of its main competitors,