Back-to-School Shopping Stress

The majority (70%) of parents say back-to-school shopping is stressful, according to a new survey from self-service coin counting kiosk operator Coinstar.

Contributing to the anxiety are increasing school expenses, peer pressure to buy the latest fashions and ongoing costs throughout the school year, according to the…

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These Places Have the Most Student Debt, According to LendingTree

Online loan marketplace LendingTree has released its study on the places with the most student debt.

To determine whether there are geographic variations in student debt, LendingTree analysts looked at a sample of anonymized users who logged into My LendingTree in the first quarter of 2018 and calculated how many…

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Majority of 2017 High School Grads Enrolled in College

In October 2017, 66.7 percent of 2017 high school graduates age 16 to 24 were enrolled in colleges or universities, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Among persons age 20 to 29 who received a bachelor’s degree in 2017, 77.6 percent were employed.

Among recent…

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Information Systems Majors are the Best-Paid Business School Graduates, Study Finds

Here’s a good tip for choosing a major: Students who earn degrees in Information Systems (IS) earn higher starting salaries than fellow business-school counterparts.

Additionally, IS students benefit from one of the strongest national placement averages.

These statistics are just some of the findings from the latest edition…

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Colleges That Pay You Back

The Princeton Review has released the 2018 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.

This annual guidebook, now in its 4th year, is the education services company’s resource for college-bound students and their parents shopping…

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