When I was ready to go to college I had a big decision to make. I live in a city with a major university and that was the immediate dream choice. However, the price tag at the time was $16,000 a year (this was in 1977) at a time when, in many households, if they […]

The opportunity to attend a community, state, or private college can usher in many opportunities. People can pursue majors that lead to financially, intellectually, and emotionally fruitful futures. As a student or a soon to be student, you will have the opportunity to pursue majors with substantial yearly salaries. As you pursue your college career, […]

Read the Wall Street Journal or New York Times, and you will likely find articles on the “law school loan” bubble that now exists. There seems to be a flurry of opinions from journalists that too many law students are taking out loans to attend law school, and that these students will have too few […]

Love them or hate them, student loans are still one of the best tools to help you get a college education. The devil is in the details, though. It is easy to spiral further and further into debt if you do not know how to make use of these “borrow money”, so here is a […]

Last year the New York Times claimed that a “master’s degree is the new bachelor’s degree“. More and more as qualified graduates look for placement in the career they want, they are halted by a locked gate at the door that says “bachelor’s required, master’s preferred.” by Alla G via Flickr Secondary education has always […]

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