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Why do 41% of college students quit? You might be surprised . . .

Are U.S. students quitting college en masse because their unprepared, fragile little minds can’t handle cramming college courses between all-night parties and posting on Instagram? Or because they’re so pampered by their helicopter parents that they can’t function without their caregivers meeting their every need? 1,464 more words


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

Annual Symposium

Nyandarua County School Heads Dared To Hike School Fees

Nyandarua County Education officer Hellen Nyang’au has cautioned school heads against hiking fees.

Nyang’au said her officers were going round schools to ensure compliance of fees guidelines to cushion parents against greedy administrators. 200 more words


Calling all my fellow working students!

You’re taking 15+ hours of classes, working 30+ hours a week, you’re broke, you’re tired, you’re constantly running from one thing to the next, your friends think you’re a flake, and you just remembered you have a test you still need to cram for. 247 more words

College Costs and Student Debt

Student debt is a huge problem, see here and here, both for the college students and former students who have accumulated it as well as for the U.S. 308 more words

Jack Heidel

The real cost of education in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Last June, we saw the power of social media at work with the story of nine-year-old Daniel Cabrera. After a photo of him doing his homework outside a fast food restaurant went viral, … 114 more words

Therese Reyes

We're number one! (Oops)

FiveThirtyEight has just run a piece on why college tuition has risen so much from 2000 to the present and takes on the question of how much administration and salary and amenity costs have eaten up and found that these are responsible for about a quarter of the rise in tuition.   346 more words