The returns from a degree: Hesa stats reveal winners and losers

Graduates who left university in 2007 are more likely to be unemployed than those who graduated earlier in the decade, new figures reveal.

Data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency show 3.6 per […]

Never too late to be a doctor

By the time Mike Moore finishes school and starts his career as a doctor, he’ll be in his 50s.

As a second-year medical student at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Moore listens to […]

In Tight Job Market, Some Want Bar Association to Toughen Law-School Accreditation Standards

As the American Bar Association prepares for its annual meeting in Toronto this week, it finds itself under increasing pressure to tighten the spigot on the steady flow of law schools it has been accrediting.

Federal […]

Researching open online courses

In fall, we (TEKRI, NRC, UPEI and possibly a few other organizations) are hosting an open online course. The course will run for about 35 weeks and credit options will be […]

Colleges Join Plan for Faster Computer Networks

A coalition of 29 American universities is throwing its weight behind a plan to build ultra-high-speed computer networks — with Internet service several hundred times faster than what is now commercially available — […]

A History of College Grade Inflation

The researchers collected historical data on letter grades awarded by more than 200 four-year colleges and universities. Their analysis (published in the Teachers College Record) confirm that the share of […]

Help the Economy: Donate to a Scholarship

At Scholarship America, we hear time and again from students who receive scholarships through our programs that they benefit from both the financial assistance and the knowledge that their community believes […]

4 Overlooked Ways to Pay for College

Paying for college is rarely easy. Ideally, it’s a longterm process of building and using a collection of savings, institutional aid, free money, and—if necessary—loans.