3 On Your Side: Advice For Grads Looking To Build CreditThere's plenty for new college grads to celebrate at this time of year, but there's also plenty to do to make sure post-college life is on the right financial footing. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers some advice for new grads looking to build a credit history.
Fewer High School Students Aspire To Become TeachersYoung people's interest in the teaching profession continues to drop.
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.
Best Advice Books For The Recent GradFinding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.
New Survey Looks To Gauge Recent Grads' "Philadelphia Experience"If you recently graduated from a Philadelphia area college or university over the past four years, an oranization dedicated to promoting the region to millennials is asking you to participate in an online survey.
Graduates From Elite Colleges Are Not More Satisfied Or More SuccessfulA new survey of college graduates found that "highly selective schools don't produce happier people or better workers..." but there is one thing that does make a difference.
At College Grads' Photo Op, Nutter Administration Sees More Work AheadLori Shorr, the mayor's chief education officer, admits the city hasn't quite reached the mayor's graduation rate goal.
College Success For VeteransData from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.
Philly Fellows Provides Opportunity In Non-Profit WorldPhilly Fellows provides an opportunity for young graduates to learn about the importance of the non-profit world and gain experience for future employment.
Job Market Looks Bright For 2014 GradsIn 2014, job opportunities are expected to increase 2% across all degree levels although many employers are taking a '"wait and see" approach because of federal budgets.
Average Starting Salaries For College Grads Up For Class Of 2013The study shows that starting salaries increased in fields of study across the board, with some up nearly 10%.
Colleges Should Require Business 101 For All StudentsAll employers - small and large - want graduates who have had some exposure to budgets. Business 101 is vital for college students' futures.