Notes in the Margins: Boomerang kids, MBAs and college assessment anxiety

Boomerang kids don’t mind their roommates — err, parents Over the last few years, 29-percent of those between the ages of 25 and 34 have at some point moved back in with their parents, often because of the economy, according to a Pew report released Thursday. The vast majority said they were satisfied with the set-up and upbeat about their future finances. (The Washington Post)

Wall Street’s Latest Campus Recruiting Crisis The industry’s cachet, which was tarnished during the financial disaster, has been further stained by the lingering economic slowdown and a series of highly publicized industry scandals that have drawn critical attention to the big banks. (The New York Times)

Trying to assess learning gives colleges their own test anxiety The University of Texas and a few hundred other public universities have joined a growing accountability movement in higher education, embracing this test and others like it that attempt, for the first time, to quantify collegiate learning on a large scale. But the results have triggered a wave of rancor. Some college leaders are outraged that four years of learning might now be reduced to a single score. Lackluster results have seeded fresh doubts about the country’s vaunted system of higher education. (The Washington Post)

Va. Tech found liable in massacre because of delayed alert Virginia Tech’s failure to issue prompt warning that two people had been shot in a dorm led to the deaths of 30 others, a jury found (USA Today)

M.B.A.’s Are Hot Once More Graduates are finding new opportunities in tech firms and abroad. (U.S. News & World Report)