It’s no secret going to college is pricey. From tuition and books to lodging and food, things can add up fairly quickly. These guides will help you along the way and answer questions that students may not get the answer to by going to class.
Why do people pay for college? Yes, the new friendships and experiences are important, but ask anyone what their main motivation is and you know they’ll say something along the lines of “to be able to get a high-paying job when I graduate.” In fact, a recent study from Mone... Read More
Although the benefits of college seem obvious and have been well-documented (higher average salary and reported happiness being the main factors), higher education has become unaffordable for so many people. Because of the student loan crisis, many are now questioning whether the... Read More
As millions of soon-to-be high school graduates contemplate whether higher education is the right next step for them, there's one question at the heart of it all - is college worth it?
On one hand, the majority of jobs in the U.S. require post-secondary education beyond high s... Read More
During his 2020 presidential campaign, President Joe Biden made a variety of proposals related to alleviating the student loan debt crisis, including forgiving up to $10,000 per borrower and developing a plan to forgive student loan debt for low-income and middle-class Americans.... Read More
In fall 2021, undergraduate enrollment at colleges fell by 3.1%, or 465,300 students, according to a new report by National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Overall enrollment at higher education institutions has declined by 5.1%, or nearly 1 million students, since fall 20... Read More
In recent years, the rate of college students experiencing homelessness has been on the rise, especially among students attending community colleges. In fact, a few colleges have been making headlines for taking more steps to support these students, such as Long Beach Community C... Read More
As of December 2020, the total amount of student loan debt Americans owed topped $1.7 trillion. This staggering figure looms large over the debate about whether the federal government should forgive student loans, and how to make college more affordable for future generations.
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. institutions confer a total of 2 million bachelor’s degrees every year. But not all degrees offer the same career pathways or earning potential. The highest-paying degrees on our list include managerial degrees, su... Read More
A master’s degree is one of the most prestigious educational degrees available in the U.S., and can lead to a well-paying career in one of several industries. Some of the highest-paying master’s degrees are in nursing and computer science, but psychologists, economists, and m... Read More