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Students unable to work a full-time job and pay tuition, data finds

The average full-time student needs to work more than 900 hours to pay for one year of tuition and fees. In 1979, for the same person, only 182 hours were needed. Randal Olson, a graduate research assistant at Michigan State University, originally reported the data after a conversation with his grandfather. “It’s a topic that […]

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Business leaders prefer knowledge over college degree

One-third of business leaders agree, higher education prepares college students with skills to join their business, according to a 2013 Lumina Foundation and Gallup report released on Feb. 25. A business leader, as defined by the report, is an executive from either a small or large business. Candidates applying for fields where they have extensive […]

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