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Viewpoint: Choose your major before choosing a college

A lot of students enter college uncertain about their majors.

According to the New York Times, “Some students go to college knowing exactly what they want to do. 914 more words


Colleges Tricking Undergraduates

Peter Thiel, author of Zero to One, believes (according to a Fortune magazine story), “We are in an ‘education bubble,’ in which colleges saddle undergraduates with needless debt by tricking them into thinking their degrees will be worth more than they really  will be.” 170 more words

Quality Of Colleges

High Debt and Low Incomes = Low Housing Demand and High Student Debt

Cullen Roche, in his superb blog entitled Pragmatic Capitalism, makes the point that high debt and low incomes yield low housing demand. Of course, they also yield  230 more words

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Earnings by Discipline for College Graduates

There are some really good data coming out of SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia) about earnings by discipline. 78 more words

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Technology and the Fat Envelope

When I was applying to colleges, back in the dark ages, I typed up each application on an actual typewriter, addressed and stamped my envelopes, and sent in my applications through snail mail – after kissing each envelope for good luck, of course! 542 more words

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Why Should I Listen to a College Admissions Podcast?

I know, I know. You have tons of stuff to do when you’re applying to college. There are meetings at school with your guidance counselor. Your parents talk to you every night at dinner, asking you what’s going on with whatever school. 333 more words

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A major in Political Science & Government introduce students to the theory and practice of politics. Classes focus primarily on American politics, comparative politics, international politics and political theory. 1,354 more words

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