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Rocks and Hard Places

Quite awhile back, GG compared CU (GG’s home institution) with the University of Wisconsin, which was facing budget cuts. At that time, GG’s calculation was that it cost CU about $19,000 to educate an undergraduate in a year, while Wisconsin took $26,000 to do the same thing. 472 more words

Academia

Pay Scales

“Wow, I get to be paid to go to school!”

That was the reaction of GG’s classmate years ago upon learning that, not only had he been accepted as a graduate students at a prestigious university, but that he would actually get paid for the privilege. 1,081 more words

Academia

Education finance-The millenial student

I am so excited to a start a  new march series with you; this series we take a shift to the global goals number 4 which is quality education.Yaas you guessed it right. 925 more words

Education Finance

Dripping in Finesse...

Finesse
/fəˈ-nes/

verb

  • do (something) in a subtle and delicate manner.
  •  to have someone make a fool of you/pull the wool over your eyes or trick you out of something valuable.
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Assessing Assessors

Another facet of the “college isn’t really worth it” mindset has shown up in an op-ed by Molly Worthen in the New York Times. The op-ed itself complains that assessments of learning in colleges are, as implemented at present, a waste of time and effort. 1,102 more words

Academia

Daily Quote - Derek Bok

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”

Derek Bok

Learning

Tuition in Canada spiking for in-demand undergrad programs: CIBC report

Canadian university students are paying more for programs as the area of study’s popularity spikes, according to a report by CIBC Economics.

The study, released Tuesday, highlights STEM programs — science, technology, engineering and math — as the most expensive and in-demand programs in Canada.  715 more words

Canada