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.
About one third of students at all types of higher ed institutions transfer, with transfers peaking in the second year.
A new report released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce sheds light on the current economic value of college degrees.
With tuition rising and a weak job market, many are debating the value of a college degree.