Why Engaging More First Gen Students in Higher Education Matters

In this Huffington Post Blog Post, Dr. Ricardo Azziz, Regents’ Professor at Augusta University, identifies the importance of engaging prospective first-generation college students. It references our research identifying how 65% of new job growth into 2020 will require some postsecondary education.    

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Universities Should Prepare Students for the Workforce

In this Washington Post Op-Ed, Christopher Howard, President of Robert Morris University, writes about collaborative opportunities schools have been building to improve their students’ future employment prospects. Our research, projecting how new jobs in the economy require at least some postsecondary education is referenced.    

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Biggest Worry Is Not Immigration, It’s Irrelevance

In this NBC News article, Martha White identifies the unease many Americans are facing with how technology and outsourcing are making many jobs irrelevant. It references our chief economist, Nicole Smith and her research into how high-skill jobs are experiencing the most rapid employment growth.    

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A New Vision for Higher Education Accreditation

In this Center for American Progress article, Ben Miller, David Bergeron, and Carmel Martin propose an alternative outcomes based accreditation model. Our 2011 research identifying how low rates of postsecondary attainment has contributed to increased economic inequalities is referenced.

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The Top U.S. Colleges

In this Wall Street Journal article, Melissa Korn and Douglas Belkin write about The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings of U.S. colleges. They quote Dr. Carnevale in their article.

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Research Debt Statistics Before Choosing a College

In this US News article, Ryan Lane writes about methods for students to research their perspective college debt load. Our report, “Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make,” is mentioned in his article.

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Colleges Take Steps to Prepare Students for Careers

In this US News article, Christopher Gearon writes about the different programs colleges and universities are instituting to prepare their students for career awareness. Our director, Anthony Carnevale, is cited for his commentary of how STEM majors have more lucrative prospects than non-STEM majors.    

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A New Look at Earnings Data

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Doug Lederman announces our new report on college rankings.

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RANKINGS, RANKINGS AND MORE RANKINGS

In this Politico article, Allie Grasgreen discusses the key findings from our new report, “Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make.”

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The 50 colleges where students earn the highest salaries

In this Business Insider article, Kathleen Elkins ranks colleges by highest earnings potential using our new report, “Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make.”

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