University, Community College, or Trade School: Which Makes the Most Economic Sense?

Deciding on postsecondary schooling for high school graduates is not the no-brainer decision it was just a few years ago. For many though, going to a four-year college is the be-all end-all, and for one main reason, higher income. On the other hand, students can’t just take into account income when a multitude of other […]

How to Get the Most Value out of Your College Experience

In a market where education is largely viewed as a commodity, more Americans than ever want to know if they’re getting enough ‘value’ from their higher education experience. It’s little wonder, with a growing number of skill-based alternatives to traditional college programs as well as the growing cost of higher education. President Obama’s recent proposals […]

Wide Open Spaces: the Pros and Cons of Open Education

Definition of Open Education: the institutional practices and initiatives that broaden access to learning and training through formal educational systems.

College Access and Affordability: USA vs. the World

Once the global leader in producing a talent pool of college graduates, the U.S. is now losing ground to emerging nations like South Korea and China. Think about it: In 1990, the U.S. ranked first in the world in four-year degrees among 25-34 year-olds; today, the U.S. ranks 12th. Access to higher education and affordability […]

25 Best Free Colleges for 2017

So you’re looking for a deal like no other on college – the best possible value. Well, how do you feel about free? I’m sure you have many questions- is free tuition really free? Can a free college really work for me? Yes, there are some colleges and universities you can attend for free! There are […]