A steadily improving job market will greet most college graduates this year, although those with a newly minted MBA may find tough sledding.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — A steadily improving job market will greet most college graduates this year, although those with a newly minted MBA may find tough sledding, according to Michigan State University's annual Recruiting Trends report. Due...Show More Summary
Getty Images/Blend Images After the graduation caps are tossed in the air and the realities of impending student-loan bills sink in, millennials (we hope) scurry off to the rat race. Many fresh-faced college grads are receiving their...Show More Summary
It’s because college kids today can’t do math, one line of reasoning goes. Or they don’t know science. Or they’re clueless about technology, aside from their myriad social media profiles. These are all good theories, but the problem with the unemployability of these young adults goes way beyond a lack of STEM skills. Show More Summary
Pookie and Louisa Burch, daughters of Chris and former stepdaughters of Tory, have announced the launch of their own fashion line, Trademark. The line, described by Louisa, 24, is geared toward the recent college grad who "works in creative, not necessarily finance." It's a full collection of ready-to-wear clothing, jewelry,... More »
As more and more students complain about lack of jobs and poor employment prospects, employers are joining the ranks of… READ MORE The post Study Says College Grads Are Unprepared for Workforce appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
Derek Thompson notes that, with divorce, “richer you are, the less likely you are to do it”: Divorce rates by age 46 are twice as high among high-school dropouts than college grads. The point isn’t that a 30-percent divorce rate among bachelor’s degree holders is low. Divorce is common. But it’s much, much more common for drop-outs and graduates […]
Thanks to the skyrocketing costs of college and the great burden of student debt, most of today's college grads won't be able to retire until the age of 73. Even worse, they'll only have about 11 years to enjoy retirement. Read more...
Dear college seniors, if you’re planning on living out a long, comfortable retirement, you need to start saving now… or hope that medical science figures out how to extend life even further, because it looks like the average millennial will have a few years of retirement time before they kick off to a higher plane of existence. According to some … [More]
Alamy Sorry, recent college grads: That mountain of student loan debt you have to scale is going to delay your retirement by more than a decade. That's the conclusion of an analysis by personal finance site NerdWallet, which looked at the dismal financial state of today's average college graduate. Show More Summary
Then we get into a good college, study hard, pick up a few internships, maybe travel a bit. But now…. What now?
Q: I work for a small start-up outside of Boston. This is my first job out of college. I love the energy, our product, the...
A heartbreaking, open letter, posted on Facebook, is going viral. It describes a young University of Michigan graduate’s experience that there is nothing “affordable” about the Affordable Care Act. She concludes that it has done little...Show More Summary
A person who identifies herself as Ashley Dionne, 26, evidently believes that Obamacare, a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act, is “raping” her future. She posted her thoughts about Obamacare on talk show host Dennis Prager’s Facebook page, an open letter that has attracted a lot of attention. Show More Summary
AllFacebook: A study found that 28 percent of married college graduates on Facebook went to the same college. The same study found that studies of married college grads on Facebook are boring. TVNewser: Don’t ask anyone who works at CNN to locate Hong Kong on a map. PRNewser: Please note that Woody Allen likes cigarettes. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
I am not in this thread, Skyler. I AM the thread. The war of words over who thinks who is worse than the Iranians is just now heating up. For two decades, only college grads have seen their incomes rise. From Matt Bruening at Billmoyers.com: The...Show More Summary
Call it a Harvard love fest, if you will. President Barack Obama, a Harvard Law graduate, has nominated David J. Barron -- a Harvard College grad, Harvard Law grad and Harvard Law professor -- to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. That's a whole lot of crimson ivy. These are......
The fall after you've graduated from college might be the worst fall ever.
President Obama may be calling for 1 million more college grads in STEM––science, technology, engineering, and mathematics––but data finds that first letter doesn't have the same prospects as the characters that trail it. Analyzing early–career...Show More Summary
Building on the success of JobLens, Nokia releases a new app to give college students a head start in the internship hunt. In the United States today, it is estimated that 54% of recent college grads are either out of work, or underemployed. Show More Summary