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3 On Your Side: Many College Grads Not Working In Careers Requiring Degrees

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent in October, the lowest level since July 2008 and down from 7.2 percent a year earlier. Employers have now added at least 200,000 jobs for nine straight months — the longest such stretch since 1995.


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Continuing Education

The New York Times recently devoted a special section to the many alternatives now available for continuing education, though most financial aid does not apply.


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College Transfers

About one third of students at all types of higher ed institutions transfer, with transfers peaking in the second year.


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Where Are The Jobs?

A new report released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce sheds light on the current economic value of college degrees.


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What A College Degree Is Worth

With tuition rising and a weak job market, many are debating the value of a college degree.