Walmart rolls back tuition costs and the economy is booming–so why are more colleges closing? Plus, interesting stats about wage growth for entry-level workers and smartphone use by teens.
MissionU, a heavily-hyped one-year alternative to college, has folded after a single year of operations. We consider the lessons and warning signs from this failure in the alt-college movement.
During this peak graduation season, I’ve enjoyed perusing the latest commencement speeches posted on YouTube. The best one I’ve seen so far comes from Ben Nemtin, speaking to graduates at the University of Utah: brief, funny, and motivating!
Probably the only news update we will ever have which includes a story about a hearse. Also: the NYT digs for dirt in college admissions, and rankings of top community and Christian colleges.
How does the world of higher education intersect with the world of employers and their hiring needs? Dr. Sean Gallagher, strategist at Northeastern University, offers insights into the future of university credentials and hiring.
Concerning the cost of college by 2033, the 10 cheapest college towns in America, and the latest on the NCAA’s “one and done” rule!
In Sitka, on the coast of southeast Alaska, a young group of visionaries has worked for over three years to launch a new, non-traditional college: Outer Coast. In this interview, members of the core planning team tell us about Outer Coast’s progress and the school’s deliberate, unusual model.
What does it really cost to attend America’s top schools? Why are more Americans going to Canadian colleges? How is it that one of the media’s favorite experts on student loans doesn’t actually exist? Today’s news has answers!
A new generation of educational vendors now combine canned content with personalized, structured assistance for job placement. We feature seven interesting startups in this area.
New England wrestles with college mergers, which are never popular politically, while Washington, DC does its part to inflate degree demand. And: why are British students cheating 40% more than they did three years ago?