Tuition-Free Community College Programs

As the tuition-free college education debates continues to be a popular topic of discussion, some states have proposed the concept of providing free tuition for community colleges as a means to provide incentive for young people to strive for a higher education. Some are worried that youth in the United States will continue to fall […]

5 Personality Traits that Employers Hire Most

The job hiring process is an intricate procedure– there is no one proven method that employers abide by. One employer could be most captivated with your college GPA or your extracurricular activities while another may be more interested in your internships and experience. How do you know what to emphasize while you are being interviewed […]

Employment Rate of College Graduates

Many people question the value of a college degree. In recent years, the “sticker prices” for college tuition have soared, and recent graduates have struggled with unemployment due to the rough job market. However, research has shown that bachelor’s degree recipients did not lose nearly as much ground when the recession hit as compared to […]

The Importance of Creativity

Did you know that the most commonly listed skill on LinkedIn the past two years has been “Creativity”, and for good reason, too. “The reality is that to survive in a fast-changing world you need to be creative,” says Gerard J. Puccio, chairman of the International Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State College. “That is why […]

Massive Open Online Courses

Will university life soon become a concept associated with the past? For now, this is probably not the case, but physical educational institutions could experience trouble in the future due to the emergence of MOOCs. Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, are short, online courses offered with the intention of drawing in large-scale interactive participation. They provide […]

College Tuition Costs Remain Stable Over Past Decade

The rise in college tuition is no new affair- most people have accumulated quite a bit of student debt. In the past decade, the published prices of universities have increased by more than 20%. In fact, universities are starting to worry about possibly approaching the “breaking point” in their ability to continue raising the tuition […]

Program to Help Community College Transfers

If you are working towards a two-year degree in the United States, it may become easier to transfer into a bachelor’s program in the near future. A group of colleges- both public and private, two-year and four-year- are preparing to announce an alliance with the intent on producing high-achieving community college graduates and making it […]

Classical Education ‘Revamps’ Modern Schooling

As education is constantly reformed due to advances in technology and innovative classroom trends, new “classical schools” are starting their own movement in the US.  These schools aim to teach students to cultivate wisdom by learning about Plato, Latin and great literary works of Western civilization, rather than how to utilize technology. The school curriculum […]

Schools Implementing Iris Scanners to Identify Students

When an app notification asks “Would Like to Use Your Current Location”, do you ever feel compelled to click “Do Not Allow” solely because giving out that kind of information seems frightening? We are in a day and age when access to unlimited knowledge is as simple as reaching in your pocket and swiping your […]

Would You ‘Pay It Forward’? Oregon’s Tuition-Free College Plan

Earlier this month, the Oregon state legislature approved a plan conceived by the Economic Opportunity Institute, and put into action by several Portland State University students, to provide free tuition to students attending public universities or community colleges in the state. The only stipulation is that students participating in the program pay back the state […]