Separate and Unequal

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10827" img_size="medium"] Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege The racial and ethnic stratification in educational opportunity in the K-12 education system has also permeated Americas colleges and universities. Despite the growing access of minorities to the postsecondary system, African-American and Hispanic students are more concentrated in the 3,250 least-funded, open-access,...
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Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10822" img_size="medium"] Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings College majors do not always perfectly connect with occupations, but they do determine lifetime earnings. Today, a college education is the gateway to the middle class. Hispanics who have not had access to economic resources over generations receive the most benefit from earning a Bachelor’s degree, which boosts their earnings. The...
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African Americans: Majors and Earnings

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10835" img_size="medium"] African Americans: College Majors and Earnings College access has increased among African Americans, and research shows that they are highly concentrated in majors related to human services and community organization occupations. The research also shows that African Americans are underrepresented in the number of degree holders in college majors with the fastest-growing, highest-paying occupations—STEM, health and...
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Craft Your Career

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="13848" img_size="medium"] Craft Your Career Navigating career decisions can be tough for students. This collection of infographics provides information they need to make informed choices. The resource includes information on the skills employers want, correlations between college majors and earnings, and an overview of postsecondary credentials. Infographic Keywords: Annual income, Salary, Attainment, Education levels, In demand, Most valued, Postsecondary,...
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Learning While Earning: The New Normal

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10828" img_size="medium"] Learning While Earning: The New Normal This report finds that over the last 25 years, more than 70 percent of college students have been working while enrolled. These 14 million college students face the challenge of balancing work, school and other life priorities. The report finds that students can’t work their way through college anymore to...
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The Economic Value of College Majors

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10830" img_size="medium"] The Economic Value of College Majors This report uses Census Data to analyze wages for 137 college majors to detail the most popular college majors, the majors that are most likely to lead to an advanced degree, and the economic benefit of earning an advanced degree by undergraduate major. The findings show that the top-paying college...
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What’s It Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10829" img_size="medium"] What's It Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors This report details the relationships between major, gender, race/ethnicity, attending graduate school, and earnings. At the extreme, the highest earning major earns 314 percent more at the median than the lowest-earning major at the median. Report college majors, future salaries, career pathways, race Keywords: annual income, salary,...
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The Summer Surge In College Unemployment

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10837" img_size="medium"] The Summer Surge In College Unemployment Every summer, a rise in unemployment frightens college graduates as they venture into the job market. This rise in unemployment, however, is cyclical and, as such, predictable. The report shows that the summer surge follows May and June graduations as new graduates enter the workforce over a short two-month period...
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From Hard Times To Better Times

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10836" img_size="medium"] From Hard Times To Better Times This third installment of Hard Times updates previous analysis of college majors, unemployment, and earnings over the Great Recession. While there is wide variation by college majors, hard times have become better times for most college graduates, but the recovery is far from complete. Report Video Keywords: annual income, salary,...
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21st Century Competencies

[vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="10834" img_size="medium"] 21st Century Competencies This webinar, “What Counselors Should Know about 21st Century Competencies,” discusses the important knowledge, skills, and abilities students should develop to help with their job searches. This is an opportunity to learn which competencies employers want and how students should consider courses and preparation accordingly. There is audience Q&A at the end of...
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