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Navigating the College-to-Career Pathway: The 10 Rules of Moving from Youth Dependency to Adult Economic Independence

Navigating the College-to-Career Pathway The 10 Rules of Moving from Youth Dependency to Adult Economic Independence Over the past half century, postsecondary education has played an increasingly important role in career preparation in the United States. Having a college degree or certificate has become both more valuable in the labor market and more expensive, with much of the burden falling…
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Buyer Beware: First-Year Earnings and Debt for 37,000 College Majors at 4,400 Institutions

First-Year Earnings and Debt for 37,000 College Majors at 4,400 Institutions Did you know that in the first year after graduation you can make more money with an associate‚Äôs degree in nursing from Santa Rosa Junior College in California than with a graduate degree from some programs at Harvard University? Data from the College Scorecard reveal many more surprising details…
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The Economic Value of College Majors

Full Report & Executive Summary Explore the Data Video PowerPoint & Infographic Press Release The Economic Value of College Majors 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…
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