Colleges Expand Career Centers In Outcomes-Based Approach

January 10th, 2014 by

During the Christmas holidays, a favorite pastime among many American families has been to grill their university-going children about what their plans are after they have completed their college education.[...] Read More...

Online Degrees Might Be The Solution To Crisis In US Higher Education

January 9th, 2014 by

In the higher education arena, reality is often outrunning parody. A recent feature article on satirical website The Onion highlighted the plight of a fictional student called Patrick Moorhouse who, after paying the interest on his student loans, tuition costs and losing four years of income while attending university, ended up earning $11 more than he would have if he never went to college.[...] Read More...

Top Jobs In The Energy Sector For 2014

January 8th, 2014 by

The economy of the United States is busy slowly recovering from the biggest recession in eighty years. The unemployment rate has dropped from around ten percent in 2009 to seven percent in November 2013.[...] Read More...

Employment Situation For 2014 Looks Positive

January 7th, 2014 by

The stock market’s record highs and recent gains in the job market are clear signals that the American economy is busy recovering. This has led a large number of economists to believe that job growth will continue to be relatively strong this year.[...] Read More...

Syracuse University To Change Its Strategy On College Rankings

January 6th, 2014 by

A university that has recently dropped down the college ranking lists is hoping to reverse its situation under a new chancellor.[...] Read More...

How an Online Education Can Help You Land a Job

January 3rd, 2014 by

There are many ways in which an online education can help you get a job, or increase your prospects of promotion. A report on the ReadWrite website recently discussed the slowly increasing availability of jobs that recognize online education at degree equivalent as well as an actual four year college degree.[...] Read More...

Free Open Online Courses Approved for Transferable College Credit

January 2nd, 2014 by

The National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) has added six courses that are provided by the Saylor Foundation to their list of courses that are recommended for potential transferable credit, bringing the total courses to nine. Students taking and passing a proctored exam in these courses could earn themselves as many as twenty-eight credits that may be transferred to college credits.[...] Read More...