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Marissa Mayer 'Balked' At Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Because She's Not A College Grad

Gwyneth Paltrow has won an Academy Award. She's launched her own lifestyle brand, starred in dozens of movies and is worth tens of millions of dollars. But all that didn't qualify her for a job at Yahoo. According to Sunday's cover story...Show More Summary

Student Loan Consolidation: Pros and Cons

Graduating from college comes with the acknowledgement of great achievement — and, if you’re like 70% of graduates, a burden on your back in the form of student loan debt. The average college grad leaves school with $40,000 worth of debt. Show More Summary

This Photographer Took Portraits of College Grads Living at Home — Design News

Rising student loan debt and a weak economy mean more and more college graduates are moving back home with mom and dad. In his series Boomerang Kids, photographer Damon Casarez (a boomerang kid himself) shares portraits of people in this transitional situation. READ MORE »

Pay It Back: The Public and the Student Loan System

Among the Americans struggling most in the current economy are recent college grads carrying significant educational debt. As millennials navigate lowered employment prospects with larger student loans than young people of earlier decades, the U.S. Show More Summary

Fla. mogul gets 16 years for DUI manslaughter after retrial

A Florida multimillionaire who drunkenly and fatally plowed his Bentley into a college grad was sentenced to 16 years in prison ? again.

Baristas of the world unite: Why college grads may be stuck at Starbucks even longer than they thought

Study. Extracurricular-ize. Memorize SAT words. Get into college. Graduate. Get a job -- a good job. One that lets you not only pay your student loans, but also your rent — and maybe, just maybe, puts you on a path toward being able to afford really adult things like a house. That's the checklist. Follow it, and […]

College grad killed when semi’s wheel smashes into car

Ana Tapia, who was pursuing a master's degree from California State University Fresno, was killed when the wheel rolled into her lane, the Fresno Bee reported.

Superhero Stepdad! ‘Teen Mom’ Chelsea’s New Man Plays Handyman, Fixes Her Daughter Aubree’s Swingset

Good news: Chelsea Houska and new boyfriend  Cole DeBoer are still going strong. So strong, in fact, that the hunky college grad showed up to the Teen Mom 2 star’s… READ ON

Survey Reveals Majority of College Grads are Underemployed

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 51 percent of employed graduates from the class of 2014 are working in jobs that don’t require a college degree. That said, nine out of 10 mentioned college is worth the investment for the long-term...Show More Summary

Jobs plentiful for college grads

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The job market for new college graduates is red hot. After several years of modest growth, hiring is expected to jump a whopping 16 percent for newly minted degree-holders in 2014-15, according to key findings from Recruiting Trends. Show More Summary

A red-hot job market for new college grads

Their prospects are the brightest since the dot-com frenzy, no matter what level of degree a student is earning

The Renters Forgotten by Des Moines's Housing Policies

The city's tax credits and mandated affordable housing tend to benefit young couples and recent college grads, but initiatives to help lower-income renters are unfortunately limited.

Getting and B.A. and Living With Your Parents

(October 6, 2014 01:14 AM, by Bryan Caplan) The most surprising figure in Arum and Roksa's new Aspiring Adults Adrift:Yes, lots of newly-minted college grads live with their parents. Yes, the fraction of college grads who live with their parents has sharply increased. But at least for 22-24... (0 COMMENTS)

Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal addresses college grads

A one-time death row inmate now serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer spoke to a graduating class at a Vermont college Sunday, encouraging them to strive to transform the world. Mumia Abu-Jamal spoke by video to 20 students receiving bachelor degrees from Goddard College in Plainfield. He earned a degree from the college in 1996.

How to Avoid Student Loans

In college? Grad school? Something else? Student loans are a very tempting way to finance your education -- but they’re also very dangerous. How can you avoid them?

Chart of the Week: White High School Dropouts Do Better than College Grads of Color

Here’s a doozy in the theme of the racial wealth gap: households headed by white people who dropped out of high school have greater assets than those headed by blacks and Latinos with college degrees. At Demos, where Matt Bruenig posted this graph, he writes: The median white family with an education level below high school […]

The 10 Best Cities For New College Grads

As the new school semester starts, many young people will find themselves mourning the days of college — endlessly combing their social media networks, with envy, for photos of their undergrad-friends at the campus bar or statuses about tailgating before a big football game. There's good news! Life goes on. Show More Summary

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