Community Colleges Remain Popular

The Great Recession prompted a spike in community college enrollment, as millions of Americans found themselves jobless and sought training for new careers. Better times have come since, yet community college enrollment levels are still running at higher levels than in the years leading up to the recession. There are…

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Class Of 2019: Chances of Getting Hired Look Promising

For the graduating class of 2019, global staffing firm
Robert Half’s research suggests the chances of being hired are good.

According to a survey of employers across the United
States, 83 percent of senior managers are likely to hire those who’ve recently
earned a college degree.


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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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