Students/Gen Y

paying for college

Sallie Mae Gets Horror Stories, But Not Punishment

6:15 am, February 27, 2014

While many seem stuck in ever-increasing student loan debt, lender Sallie Mae has been making record profits.

paying for college

Tuition Increases Pay for Administration, Not Education

6:15 am, February 25, 2014

College president salaries and benefits are soaring, office staff is on the rise but professors are forced into part-time work.

government initiatives

No Affirmative Action Laws, No Affirmative Action

7:15 am, February 11, 2014

Eight states took away their public colleges' affirmative action rules, and now 20% fewer minority students attend those colleges. Here's why.

paying for college

Elite Colleges Are Coasting on Reputation, Study Says

8:00 am, January 30, 2014

On quality of education, tuition rates, administrative spending, endowments and campus speech codes, 29 colleges are found lagging way behind their tuition hikes.
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careers

5 Mistakes Millennials Make on Resumes and in Interviews

6:30 am, January 15, 2014

More than 45% of millennials looking for work last year didn't land a single interview, and dumb, avoidable mistakes don't help.

education

Is the Arts Economy Dead?

6:15 am, January 02, 2014

A recent report by the NEA shows the arts sector was hit hard by the recession and isn't recovering.

 

Millennials Gain the Most Financial Ground in 2013

10:28 am, December 16, 2013

Nearly half of American workers say they are making solid financial progress.

 

What Do High Schoolers Need to Know About Personal Finance?

4:48 am, December 03, 2013

Your kid needs to know this about money.

 

Why You'll Never Have to Buy a Date Dinner Again

8:45 am, November 19, 2013

Hook-up apps that make casual sex quick and convenient without the beef Wellington.

 

Is This Really What Gen Y Wants for Christmas?

10:05 am, November 13, 2013

More than half of Americans have started their holiday shopping.

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