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The Bad First Job’s Lingering Impact

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Doug Lederman writes about a report which finds that bachelor’s degree recipients whose first job does not require a degree are more likely to remain underemployed five years later. Lederman cites the study, “Sharp Declines in Underemployment for College Graduates” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the

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Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs?

In this Education Week article, Stephen Sawchuk reviews research on the STEM pipeline and reflects on the best way to improve it. Sawchuk cites the reports, “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020” and “STEM” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Sawchuk also quotes CEW Cheif Economist, Nicole Smith.

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6 things highly successful people did to make money in college

In this CNBC article, Courtney Connley writes about what six celebrities did to make extra money while in college. Connley highlights the report, “Learning While Earning: The New Normal” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Here’s how much you can expect to make with your college major

In this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, Craig Johnson writes about the importance of college major choice. Johnson highlights the report, “Five Rules of the College and Career Game” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce and quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale.

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How much should you pay for college?

In this CNN Money article, Katie Lobosco provides tips to help students figure out how much they should pay for college. Lobosco cites the report, “Five Rules of the College and Career Game” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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The five rules to succeed in the college and career game

In this Atlantic Journal-Constitution article, Maureen Downey writes about the how your level of education impacts jobs and earnings. Downey highlights Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce’s new report, “Five Rules of the College and Career Game.”

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When Are One- or Two-Year Credentials Better Than Bachelor’s Degrees?

In this Education Week article, Catherine Gewertz writes about the complex college landscape and the importance of your field of study. Gewertz highlights Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce’s new report, “Five Rules of the College and Career Game.”

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Choose your college major carefully: It could cost you a down payment on a home

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about the importance that your college major has on your earnings power. Berman cites Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce’s new report, “Five Rules of the College and Career Game.”

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‘The lack of faculty is going to kill our rural schools’

In this PBS NewsHour article, Matt Krupnick writes about the struggle that rural colleges face in attracting instructors for vocational programs. Krupnick uses information from the report, “Good Jobs That Pay Without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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5 tricks for paying for college

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess writes about five ways that students can help minimize the cost of attending college. Hess uses information from the report, “The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime Earnings” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Student Debt Is a Harsh Math Lesson for U.S. Graduates

In this Bloomberg article, Shelly Hagan writes about how growing student debt burdens young Americans. Hagan quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Inhumanity To The Humanities: Why The University Of Wisconsin Is Wrong To Kill Off 13 Majors

In this Forbes article, Richard Vedder writes about the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point which announced that it will eliminate more than a dozen liberal arts majors. Vedder uses information from the report, “What’s It Worth?: The Economic Value of College Majors” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Colleges Make It Easier for Older Students

In this Wall Street Journal article, Lisa Ward writes about colleges and technical schools that are reducing the time and money it takes older students to earn certificates or degrees by putting more effort into prior-learning assessments. Ward quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Join the 2018 STEM Solutions Conference Conversation

In this U.S. News & World Report Article article, Sara Clarke writes about the U.S. News STEM Solutions Workforce of Tomorrow conference. Clarke mentions that Nicole Smith, Chief Economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, will be speaking on one of the opening keynote panels.

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This public college wants to cut English, history — and 11 other liberal arts majors

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman writes about the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, a regional public college which has proposed discontinuing 13 liberal arts programs. Berman quotes Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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American women hold two-thirds of all student debt — here’s why

In this CNBC article, Abigail Hess outlines four reasons why women hold more student debt than men. Hess uses information from the report, “Women Can’t Win” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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A Different Kind of Gender Gap: Seven Places Where Women Earn More Than Men

In this PEW Charitable Trusts article, Tim Henderson writes about the six municipalities and one county where women earn more than men and why. Henderson quotes Nicole Smith, chief economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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AT&T’s $1 billion gambit: Retraining nearly half its workforce for jobs of the future

In this CNBC article, Susan Caminiti writes about AT&T’s massive job retraining efforts in order to stay competitive. Caminiti quotes Dr. Anthony Carnevale, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Pa.’s education savings for every child moves forward

In this Philadelphia Inquirer article, John Baer writes about Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella’s Keystone Scholars program which creates college savings account for every child born in Pennsylvania. Baer uses information from the report “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. 

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Amex Agrees to Report Gender Pay Gap

In this Barron’s article, Leslie P. Norton writes about financial-services companies which have agreed to take steps to publish and close the gender pay gap. Norton uses information from the report, “Women Can’t Win,” from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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