A new website shows debt levels and annual earnings for former students of colleges that accept federal student aid.
Practical wisdom is the moral and intellectual wherewithal to live well, to prosper and thrive oneself, and, in so doing, to contribute to the prosperity and well-being of others. In this sense, a Wooster education is the most practical education possible in and for the world today.
These reflections are those of a parent, not an educator, but they reinforce my professional conviction about the distinctive and powerful impact of residential liberal arts colleges.
When considering how we make higher education "worth it," perhaps we should stop periodically to remind ourselves that students are not simply numbers or completions.
Return on investment is more important to students and families when it comes to deciding what college to attend for an undergraduate degree than it has been in many years.
Hating on universities and the uselessness of their degrees is trendy. A quick Google search will offer you hundreds of rants detailing the pointlessness of secondary education. Yet while college has become a bad investment, it's likely not for the reasons you have in mind.
We think about the value of going to college but the actual value is in being a graduate from college -- being an alumnus.
Not only is a liberal arts education not as expensive as news stories lead us to believe, but there may be no better investment in America today.
Full Segment:A new report says nearly half of the nation’s recent college graduates work jobs that don’t require a degree, a stark contradiction to Obama's education platform.