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Watch the recording of our webinar, “What Counselors Should Know About 21st Century Competencies.” This webinar was conducted as part of our Diversity Initiative.

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We are an independent, nonprofit research and policy institute that studies the link between education, career qualifications, and workforce demands.

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Use our interactive map of the U.S. to view state-level research on job projections, the economic value of college majors, and sector studies on healthcare, nursing, and STEM.



Why the College Degree Seems to Be Deciding the Presidential Election

Carnevale comments on the effect a college degree has on the presidential election. “You look at the [Bernie] Sanders voters, and the ones that..

16 hours ago

Learning While Earning: The New Normal

Students who attend college while working often have to balance competing priorities. Listen to some working learners as they discuss the challenges..

2 days ago

.@JLCarter_Sr sits down to chat with Dr. Carnevale, discussing his lifelong examination of the American #economy. ow.ly/3jw83059Zgh

Are multiple #college rankings creating confusion? Read more in this @NYT article: ow.ly/HmC1305p5AL @JamesStewartNYT

Finding a #college that will prepare you for the #workforce is essential. Read: ow.ly/VffD304dKNW @usnews

Is an #apprenticeship or trade school right for you? Read more:ow.ly/XFvz304XgVi

See the distribution of hours worked between young working learners and mature working learners.… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

⅓ of working learners are mature working learners, 30 or older. bit.ly/1kdSaB2 #CEWemployment

Great conversation! Check out more of our #college planning resources: bit.ly/2930Pqz #whyapply twitter.com/American_CAC/s…

Great discussion on being prepared for #college! Thanks for having us! #whyapply twitter.com/ACTEquity/stat…

A6 Lack of guidance through the application process can be a barrier - mentors and connecting with current students can help! #whyapply

A5 Connect students with support groups and college counselors to ensure they have the resources for completion. #whyapply

Georgetown U’s Carnevale: Unbundling is ‘separating gold from gravel’

In this Education Dive article, Jarret Carter interviews Dr. Carnevale on his lifetime commitment to analyzing the American economy and the future of higher education.


Our Compelling Interests

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Scott Jaschik writes about a new collection of essays on race and the economy, “Our Compelling Interests: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and Prosperous Society.” Dr. Carnevale authors one of the essays in the collection.


The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor