College is still worthwhile, study finds With college costs soaring and new graduates struggling to land jobs, is higher education still worth the money? Yes, according to an analysis by one recent college graduate who has studied the issue carefully. Student Debt Isn’t Just For College Kids Anymore Educational borrowing is up for every age group over the Read more

Colleges And Suicide Threats: When To Call Home? Some mental health professionals say threats to safety increasingly take precedence over preserving confidentiality for college students. They emphasize that in many cases, involving parents is not only right, but helpful. (Huffington Post) As Jan. 1 Application Deadline Nears, an Argument for a Yearlong Breather As the cultural significance Read more

Starting in August of 2012, Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount will offer a business program just for military veterans. Classes will be strictly online, offering vets the chance to earn a certificate in a year or an associates degree in business in a little over two years. The program will focus on teaching veterans Read more

Tips to help first-generation college students to beat the odds… and graduate With the first-gen population growing, institutions need to know the challenges these students face and the students need to know how to approach the hurdles ahead. (USA Today) What do the social sciences have in common with baseball? The story of Moneyball, academic impact, Read more