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It’s Getting Harder for International STEM Students to Find Work After Graduation

Schools are competing to bring international STEM students to the U.S., but shifting policies mean that many students are prevented from taking open jobs that could allow them to stay in the country.<p>In November 2016, shortly after the presidential election, students from six U.S. universities …

Students

Mis-sold, expensive and overhyped: why our universities are a con | Aditya Chakrabortty

They are making one of the biggest purchases of their lives, shelling out more than one might on a sleek new Mercedes<p>In any other area it would be called mis-selling. Given the sheer numbers of those duped, a scandal would erupt and the guilty parties would be forced to make amends. In this case, …

Why paying more than $50K for college is a gamble

For decades, Americans have viewed a college education as a ticket to the middle class. But stagnant wages, rising college costs, growing student …

College & University

Suzy Welch: These are the only 4 reasons to get an MBA right now

Earning a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) was once an essential part of building a career in business.<p>But getting an MBA can be a huge …

Business Administration

University Accused Of Failing Students With Mental Health Issues After Two Suicides In A Year

"It has been hell for our family."<p>David Bukach via Getty Images<p>Birmingham University has been accused of failing students suffering mental health …

Mental Health

Colleges respond to opioid crisis with resources, 'recovery houses'

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.<p>The first time Cherise tried college, she lasted only a couple of months.<p>Lonely and miserable, the Rutgers University freshman …

New Jersey

An open-source solution for soaring college costs

<i>Eileen Filler-Corn, a Democrat, represents the 41st District in the Virginia House of Delegates. James Toscano is president of Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust.</i><p>Much has been made in recent years about the ever-increasing cost of higher education. Those concerns often — and with …

Higher Education

Time Magazine's Cover Sheds Light on the Low Wages Many Teachers in America Face

<b>Time</b> magazine is spotlighting teachers in its new issue and is taking it as an opportunity to shed light on the financial struggles many teachers in America face. For the cover story entitled "I'm a Teacher in America," <b>Time</b> dove deep into the low wages and rough conditions many educators deal with. …

Education

What college rankings really measure – hint: It's not quality or value

Each year various magazines and newspapers publish college rankings in an attempt to inform parents and prospective students which colleges are …

University of Arkansas

Students want universities to invest in teaching staff. Why won't they listen? | Sally Hunt

UK universities are spending less on staff than their international competitors. This has to stop<p>It’s a well-known and much-maligned fact that students in England now pay some of the highest university tuition fees in the world, but it’s often less clear how institutions choose to spend that income.<p>…

OECD

A Woman With 7 Income Streams Explains Why It's One of the Best Things You Can Do For Your Career

She offers advice on how to be your own boss.<p>In 2001, Dorie Clark was working as a political reporter. It was her first job out of grad school.<p>One …

Entrepreneurship

How I Went From High School Dropout to Millionaire CEO in Two Years (And You Can, Too)

Five things you need (and five things you don't) to start a successful online business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is written by Colin Wayne, CEO of Redline Steel, who is an Advisor in The Oracles.</i><p>I’m a high school dropout—no college education, no …

Entrepreneurship

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

Why Is College in America So Expensive?

The outrageous price of a U.S. degree is unique in the world.<p>Before the automobile, before the Statue of Liberty, before the vast majority of contemporary colleges existed, the rising cost of higher education was shocking the American conscience: “Gentlemen have to pay for their sons in one year …

Higher Education

How universities can combat the student mental health crisis

The number of first-year students arriving at university who report a mental health condition is now five times what it was 10 years ago. There’s …

Mental Health

Evergreen State College professor: Freshmen enrollment down to 300 students

Mike Paros is a professor at Evergreen State College, one of a very few who supported Professor Bret Weinstein and his wife Heather Heying when …

College & University

The US spends more on education than other countries. Why is it falling behind?

America’s schools are in trouble – but it’s not all about money. In 2014, the US spent an average of $16,268 a year to educate a pupil from primary through tertiary education, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) annual report of education indicators, well …

How the Great Recession turned America’s student-loan problem into a $1.5 trillion crisis

Like millions of Americans in the wake of the 2008 financial collapse, Charles Newmeyer struggled to find a job. The now 32-year-old figured he’d …

Student Finance

The Higher Education Bubble Is Bursting — And That's A Good Thing

<b>Useless Degrees:</b> A good indication of a tightening labor market is the fact that several major corporations have dropped their college degree …

Higher Education

A Medical School Tradition Comes Under Fire For Racism

Senior medical student Giselle Lynch has plenty of accomplishments to list when she applies for a coveted spot in an ophthalmology residency program this fall.<p>But one box she won't be able to check when she submits her application is one of the highest academic awards medical students can receive, …

Medical Education

The Students Are Coming! Boston Copes With Back-to-School Invasion

City of 700,000 scrambles to absorb 150,000 college students; ‘the weekend to get the hell out’<p>BOSTON–Residents here will welcome back nearly 150,000 college students this week by pulling their cars off the street, yanking potted plants off sidewalks and warning young drivers not to smash into …

College & University

Betsy DeVos sides with predatory for-profit colleges over America's students

The future of the nation’s economy and the ability of its citizens to earn a decent living increasingly depend on having an educated population, with more people getting at least some college education after high school.<p>Despite that, the Trump administration is smoothing the way for unsavory …

Higher Education

Students in Wales are facing higher debts than ever before

Students from Wales starting university for the first time in September will have less cash in hand and higher debts than previously.<p>The Welsh …

College & University

New U.S. Sexual Misconduct Rules Bolster Rights of Accused and Protect Colleges

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing new policies on campus sexual misconduct that would bolster the rights of students accused of assault, harassment or rape, reduce liability for institutions of higher education and encourage schools to provide more support for victims.<p>The …

Obama Administration

Mike Rowe on disconnect between higher education, real life

TV host and mikeroweWORKS Foundation founder offers insight on the job market on 'Fox & Friends.'

Higher Education

These States Have The Most Student Loan Debt

Which states have the most student loan debt?<p>Here’s what you need to know – and see whether your state has the most student loan debt.<p><b>Student Loan Debt Statistics</b><p>According to personal finance website Make Lemonade, student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category – second only to …

College & University

Free Medical School Tuition at NYU Won’t Work

10:51 AM 08/29/2018<p>New York University School of Medicine recently announced their tuition-free initiative, meaning four years of medical school will …

College & University

College dropouts in US surpass those heading back to school -- it's time we fix that

With their coffee mugs and laptops at the ready, over 20 million students are expected to start college in the U.S. this year. They offer a stark back-to-school contrast to the 31 million people in this country who started working on a degree but never completed it.<p>The 31 million figure may be …

College & University

The Worst-Paying College Majors in America

Know anyone who decided to study teaching or art for the money? Didn't think so. TIME, using data from work done by the Georgetown University Center …

Profit

Apple HR couldn’t care less if you have a college degree

The traditional life plan includes four years of college then a good job. But not everyone takes this path, and sometimes the lack of a college degree keeps some people from getting a job they are otherwise qualified for. But not at Apple.<p>Following a non-traditional career path is no problem …

Technology