Notes in the Margins: Declining enrollment, loan forgiveness and pricing power

Grad school enrollment declines…why? The decline in grad school enrollment is not a mystery nor a surprise. But is it valid? (USA Today)

College admission may get easier as ranks of high school graduates drop The effect will be uneven across the country. The Northeast and Midwest will experience the largest declines, with smaller ones in the West and some growth in the South, particularly in Texas and Georgia, the study found. (Los Angeles Times)

Meet the Author Behind the Student Loan Forgiveness Act Petition Supporter Robert Applebaum fields questions on the student debt crisis. (U.S. News & World Report)

Colleges Lose Pricing Power The demand for four-year college degrees is softening, the result of a perfect storm of economic and demographic forces that is sapping pricing power at a growing number of U.S. colleges and universities, according to a new survey by Moody’s Investors Service. (The Wall Street Journal via NAICU)

The top 10 Internet sources college students use for writing may depress you According to Turnitin, these are the top 10 sites that university and college students used, based on the company’s analysis of 156 content matches in 37 million student papers that were submitted to Turnitin between July 2011 and June 2012, (Education Dive)