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Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Some newly minted college graduates struggle to find work. Others accept jobs for which they feel overqualified. Student debt, meanwhile, has topped $1 trillion. It’s enough to create a wave of questions about whether a college education is still worth it. A new set of income statistics answers those questions quite clearly: Yes, college is worth it, and it’s not even close. For all the struggles that many young college graduates face, a four-year degree has probably never been more valuable.

 
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High School Graduation To-Do List

You’ve all heard this saying before: Graduation is bittersweet. You’re happy that you’re finally graduating and about to start a new chapter in your life, yet you’re sad to be leaving your friends, favorite teachers, your family and even your dog (if you have one). So here’s a new way to characterize the time around your high school graduation:

 

College Students and Grads to Benefit from Student Choice iGrad Partnership

Credit Union Student Choice, the foremost provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, has announced a new partnership with iGrad, an award-winning source of financial literacy tools and resources. Together, the organizations will work to empower students and their families to make effective personal finance, student loan and career decisions.

 

NPR - The Most and Least Lucrative College Majors - In 2 Graphs

NPR's Planet Money outlines some of the most (and least) lucrative fields of study for college students. Engineers top the list while many liberal arts majors fall short. Read more about the in the NPR article by clicking below.

 

Working During College - Some Part-time Jobs are Better than Others

Starting college soon and looking for a part-time job? Lots of students are in the same spot you are and there are a few things to think about on your quest. Not all jobs are created equal and your prerequisites will change over time...

 

Are Federal Student Loans Still the Best Choice?

In light of recent legislation discussions, rate changes and headlines flooding the media, I get this question a lot. Federal student loans have long been considered the “gold standard” for education financing, but is that distinction deserved today? The short answer is yes, but why? We'll examine why federal loans inherited their “King of the Hill” status on the Student Choice Blog.

 

5 Money Lessons Every New Graduate Needs to Know

The Huffington Post writer Adam Levin gives new graduates 5 tips on how to handle their finances after college.

 

Four Degrees that Guarantee a Job Offer - US News and World Report

If you're graduating this year, you may be biting your nails about what will happen in terms of finding a job. Everywhere you turn, people are saying they're just not hiring. What's a new grad to do? Fortunately, the economy is getting better, and we're seeing movement in the job market, specifically in a few industries. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' Job Outlook 2013 study, employers plan to hire about 13 percent more new grads than they did last year...

 

Obama Administration Releases “College Scorecard”

During President Obama’s State of the Union address, the President made several notable comments about higher education, stressing the importance of “affordability” and “value” when it comes to choosing a college. In order to help students and parents compare schools and “get the most bang for your educational buck”, the President also announced that his Administration would release a new “College Scorecard”. Continue reading for more...

 

Are You Taking on Too Much Student Debt?

You should always exhaust lower-cost sources of funding such as scholarships, grants and federal Stafford loans before getting a private student loan. This new illustration helps you break down process and figure out the right amount of student loans to help you get through college with the least amount of debt possible!

 
 
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