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Happy Guys Episode 1: College Education

Happy Guys Podcast Episode 1 : College Education

For the few of you who have been directed or found this episode, thank you for listening! It was fun to make this and I hope we can improve this content for you in the future! 29 more words

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It turns out college IS worth it — if you want to get a job

With student debt rising along with tuition costs, some students have started questioning the worth of a college education.

45% of people with student debt say college wasn't worth the cost…

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(Not) In Praise of Education

From today’s Futility Closet posting comes this attack on education in the form of four quotes, three from England and one from Poland. I mention this because nothing I experienced was anywhere near as negative, despite the fact that I began my schooling speaking only Hungarian. 223 more words

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Who Are The Workers Behind Amazon's Mechanical Turk?

Who are the workers behind Amazon’s Mechanical Turk? Actually, it’s kind of depressing. “Data collected by Pew from February of this year say that 51 percent of Mechanical Turkers have a college degree, compared with 36 percent of the adult U.S. 29 more words

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Hillary Clinton Wants a 3-Month Halt on Student Loan Payments

In a gesture to her former Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is announcing new steps aimed at tackling the rising cost of college tuition and the burden of student loan debt, including a three-month moratorium on loan payments for all federal borrowers. 315 more words

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Paying For College - What is a 529 College Savings Plan and How Do I Get One?

Being able to get a college level education is a worthwhile investment. Paying for college by saving a little every time goes a long way and it helps reduce reliance on debt such as student loans. 571 more words

America's For-Profit College Watchdog Might Get Shut Down

The nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit colleges faces a vote Thursday that could lead to its demise, leaving hundreds of thousands of students at risk of losing access to federal financial aid. 737 more words

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