The Financial States of America

Sep 23

Source: Financial States of America

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Recent Graduates Struggle To Make Ends Meet, Debt Payments: Survey

Jun 26

A disbursing article from The Huffington Post: Recent college graduates are deeper in debt than people thought. It’s been widely circulated that the average student graduates with $23,300 to $25,000 in debt. Yet, according to the findings of a brand new survey by Accounting Principles, recent grads are carrying closer to $40,000 in debt when other forms...

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Self-Learning: The New Master’s Degree [Infographic]

Jun 25

From Udemy: More and more people are starting to get tired of paying up to 50,000 dollars a year for a quality education. Employers are starting to stop caring about degrees. All they care about now is skills, skills, skills! After all, what’s the use of learning (and paying for) philosophy in college if all you want is to be a programmer? Fortunately for you,...

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The Education of the Entrepreneur

Jun 14

The Education of the Entrepreneur

I love this post because it illustrates my early childhood as an “serial entrepreneur”. My first business was when I was either 6 or 8 selling fruit from my grandfather’s farm to local grocery stores. I’m obsessed. completely and totally. Every time I meet someone for the first time, or in conversations with friends, I always ask one...

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An Entrepreneurial Approach to Reforming Higher Education

Jun 12

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Reforming Higher Education

An interesting article written by Ben Wildasky in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Ben Wildavsky is a senior scholar in research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World and co-editor of Reinventing Higher Education:...

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What do Employers Want from College Students?

May 05

What do Employers Want from College Students?

A study from an interesting article on CollegeParents.org suggesting that colleges/universities are not preparing students for the workforce. Employers want students with an liberal education. The Association of American Colleges and Universities defines a “liberal education” in the following way: Liberal Education is an approach to learning that empowers...

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