Inside Higher Ed revealed the findings of a new survey that shows just how flawed the education system is in America today. Half of college students say they are prepared for the workplace, but hiring managers completely disagree.
So they say Obamacare helps poor students? Most of the liberal pundits and legislators speaking for socioeconomically disadvantaged kids have no idea what it’s like to be one. As a recent grad from that demographic, I have three reasons Obamacare hurts low-income college students.
In 1965, Yale and Princeton raised their tuition, making them the most expensive Ivy League schools at the time. The hefty price tag? Just $1950 a year.
It’s graduation season, and prominent political and media figures are making the rounds to give commencement speeches at colleges across the country. The one thing missing from these speeches is reality.
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Young Americans received unwelcome news this week when an April 23 AP report found 53.6 percent of college graduates under the age of 25 are jobless or underemployed, and there is little hope for improvement in the near future. This news is grim for young Americans as well as an administration in reelection mode.
Steve Jobs was suspended from high school for playing a salacious prank on the graduating senior class. Biographer Walter Isaacson says Jobs and his friends tie-dyed a bedsheet with the school colors and enlisted one of their mothers to paint a large hand extending its middle finger across the sheet.
Call it an occupational hazard, but I can’t look at the Occupy Wall Street protesters without thinking, “Who parented these people?”
Amid the expressions of grief at the passing of one of America's greatest innovators -- Steve Jobs -- one offhand comment by someone on CNN was jarring. Describing his brilliance, his inventiveness, his business genius and his inspired leadership, one host added, "And his parents didn't want him! They gave him up for adoption, if you can believe that!"
President Obama does not miss an opportunity to point out that the problems this country is facing today did not start on his watch
Too much of anything is just as much a misallocation of resources as it is too little, and that applies to higher education just as it applies to everything else.
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