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Managing debt. Or not.

For many policy-makers on higher education wanting to work out how to fund universities the answer has seemed simple: let students pay, but not at the point of use.  324 more words

Higher Education

College Kids: Why You're Unemployed

A favorite video of mine from several years ago is where I explain why college kids are unemployed.

Watch the video here.

Some of the topics touched: 55 more words


What does the future hold for workers in a freelance economy?

BY PAUL SOLMAN  November 5, 2015 at 5:54 PM EST

Editor’s Note: In May, a report by the Government Accountability Office alerted us to a new reality: Contingent workers — freelancers, part-time workers, self-employed workers and the like — make up 40 percent of workforce. 1,185 more words

Student Loans

Take Note(s)

In 2009 I managed to successfully apply for a Media Art and Design Scholarship at the University of Westminster to get on the part-time evening-only course for MA Film and TV: Theory, Culture and Industry. 727 more words

Comedy Research

Happy Holidays Ya'll!: $33,211.73 Paid, $52,096.34 Till Pay Off

Freshly baked cookies, sights of poinsettias and strings of lights everywhere. One thing’s for sure, the holidays are upon us. It is so hard to stay on budget as friends and family make plans to visit you during Thanksgiving and Christmas. 267 more words

Student Loans

Larry Loans

“Too rich to be poor, too poor to be rich” is the way an admissions colleague of mine described Larry many years ago.   Larry has the ability to be successful in college. 1,942 more words

College Search Process

Autumn statement: Tories retreat under pressure, prepare new offensives – and show signs of weakness

The Tories have backed down over tax credits, junior doctors and workfare, writes Colin Wilson. Meanwhile they are on the attack over benefits, education and health – but they have real weaknesses that campaigns can target. 1,329 more words