Parent’s Educational Influence

Parents Influence the Educational Outcomes of their Children Whether parents attended college has a great deal to say about whether their children attend college. Analysis of data taken from recent US census surveys* show that […]

How long will a College Degree be worth it? Until 2086 New Research Says

A new report from Hamilton Place Strategies claims that a four year college degree will be worth the money it takes to attain one until the year 2086. The report predicts that by the year […]

Biggest Wage Gap in 48 Years

What a difference four decades can make. In 1965, John Lennon passed his driving test, African Americans won the right to vote, and the Rolling Stones released its “Satisfaction” album.   It was also the […]

Can’t Code? Giants Like Facebook Still Want to Hire You

Call it the Revenge of the Non-Nerds: Despite the fact that our Knowledge Economy seems almost unfairly tilted in favor of left-brainers who can flawlessly write lines of C# and spit out SQL queries, there’s career […]

How to Graduate (Almost) On Time, As a Working Mom

Think the Fifth Year Senior Syndrome is becoming all too common these days? Without proper planning, it can take even longer for working parents to finish a degree or certificate program. It’s no secret that a […]

Can You Really Afford Long Nursing School Waitlists?

“Good things come to those who wait,” the adage goes. But sometimes waiting can be more detrimental than taking swift action on your future career. This is especially true for those who aspire to get […]

What Does Our Carbon Footprint Have To Do With Job Creation? Just About Everything.

Jobs are on everyone’s mind these days. Naturally, we are searching everywhere under the sun for how to grow new jobs … and while we’re at it, ways to stop relying on pricey and arguably […]

2-Year For-Profits vs. Community Colleges: The U.S. Graduation Race’s Unlikely Victor

Call it selective stick-to-itiveness, or a puzzling paradox of the Hare defeating the Tortoise. The mega-data is now in: Students enrolled in our nation’s two-year for-profit private schools make it to the finish line – […]

Want a Steady Job? Stay in School

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this chart from the Bureau of Labor statistics speaks for itself. Earning a degree doesn’t just mean a bigger pay check; it is key to having steady […]

50 Shades of Pinkification: How Toys Define Girls’ Future Careers

As if Barbie didn’t already get enough flak for sullying the body images of millions of impressionable American girls, she’s now become yet another cultural culprit: Of girls’ career self-images. Those mile-long pins, unattainably waifish waist, […]