11 Feb

Latest College Degree News

Why the College Degree Seems to Be Deciding the Presidential Election
If you’ve been following the presidential election campaign, then you’ve heard about the divide in voter preferences between people with and without college degrees. A survey in August by the Pew Research Center found that, among registered voters with …
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Saving for college? Start early and tell Congress to support this bill.
The improvements in this bill will help put a college degree within reach of more children. By pairing the projected enhancements of H.R. 529 with parents’ early and consistent saving, 529 plans can continue to help students and families defray college …
The Hill

Fees opt-out, three-year bachelor’s degrees, required internships part of Walker’s tuition cut plan
“Our investment today ensures student success by making college even more affordable, providing greater opportunities for students to earn their degree, and helping to bridge the gap between higher education and our workforce. We want our students to fuel …

Is Investing in a College Degree Worth It?
With student debt reaching a record $ 1.3 trillion, colleges are reporting the pain as students back away from taking on the expense of a college degree. According to a recent Gallup poll, 87 percent of college admissions directors of private colleges and …

New dean named at Butte’s Highlands College
He holds a doctorate degree in human services with a focus in Public Safety from Capella University; and a master’s in health and wellness from California College for Health Sciences. “I am thrilled by the opportunity to work with such an outstanding …
The Montana Standard

How to Get By Without a College Degree (And When You Need One)
College is getting harder to pay for, and a startling number of people have degrees they don’t need for their job, or have jobs unrelated to their major. Whether you’re thinking about college, already enrolled, or graduated with a degree you can’t use …
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