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Continued Decline of the Public University

Public research universities serve a distinct and indispensable role in America’s educational landscape. But today, they are confronted with unprecedented reductions in state investment.

Started in Parents Forum by mamalion

Study: People Are Happiest in Their 20s

"Those about to enter their 30s may want to sit down for this. A new study suggests you won’t be as happy as you are now for about another four decades." …

Started in Parent Cafe by Dave_Berry

Recent Grads Doubt College’s Worth

Recent college graduates are significantly less likely to believe their education was worth the cost [...], one of the main reasons is student debt, which is delaying millennials from buying homes and starting families and businesses.

Started in Parents Forum by wave100

Odds of Getting Caught Sending Fake Admissions Credentials?

Question: ... my friend has manipulated his transcript and has got the stamp and signatures of the principal ... whats the chances he gets caught cheating ?

The 50 Best Colleges Where Students Earn High Starting Salaries

Business Insider recently published the list of the 50 best colleges in America. The list ranks colleges by various indicators among which the median starting salary. See which colleges came out on top.

Started in Parents Forum by wave100

What Is the Point of College?

" ... what you can do and who you can be—the qualities of your skills and of your soul—are two separate questions that aren’t quite separable. And that college was a pretty good place to work out some answers to both."

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

Hundreds of Colleges Provide No Income Boost

There is a gender gap in earnings for the alumni at every top university, although the size of the difference varies greatly.

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

U.S. Department of Education Is Looking for Your Feedback: The Newly Revamped 'College Scorecard'

U.S. Under Secretary of Education just released the newly revamped version of the “College Scorecard”—a tool designed to give students, parents, teachers, etc. access to reliable data on all of the nation’s higher education institutions. Tell us what you think!

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