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Symposium 2016: The costs of attending college have skyrocketed while actual learning has declined. Are these costs legitimate and has learning simply become a big business?

Owatonna, MN Correspondent- Since 1980, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average college tuition increases have more than doubled the rate of inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI). 1,461 more words

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The Chivas Regal False Assumption

  Gotta watch those assumptions.  Reading in a recent news magazine about how one formerly pricey private college increased their admissions applicant pool intrigued me.

Struggling to attract enough incoming freshmen scared off by the $32,000+ tuition price tag, … 281 more words


Average college degree pays off by age 34

NEW YORK  — If you’re debating the value of your college degree, rest assured it will likely be worth the cost — eventually.

It takes an average of 12 years to recoup the cost of getting your Bachelor’s degree, according to a new report from The College Board. 296 more words


Will Trump hurt or help my student debt?

Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. 880 more words


Michigan Tech Research Grants Rising

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University’s environmental science, atmospheric science and oceanography research expenditures ranked No. 1 among Michigan universities, David Reed, vice president for research, told Tech’s Board of Trustees at its regular meeting on Friday, Dec. 283 more words


Both Georgia Tech and University of Georgia rank in top 10 for public college value

Georgia Tech ranks 9th among public campuses in providing a quality education at an affordable price, followed immediately by the University of Georgia in 10th place, according to… 546 more words