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One Quarter of College Grads Are Overqualified for Their Jobs

21-02-2017

One Quarter of College Grads Are Overqualified for Their Jobs

One out of every four workers with a bachelor's degree is overqualified for their jobs, according to a new study. That may sound high—and it's a bummer for the workers who aren't maximizing their earning potential. But this over qualification rate is significantly lower than the results of previous studies, which estimated that as many as 48% of bachelor-degree holders were overqualified for their jobs. The researcher of the new analysis, labor economist Stephen Rose, wrote the...

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Unique hobby helps student pay for school, see the world

20-02-2017

Unique hobby helps student pay for school, see the world

Donald Smith Jr.’s plan after graduation next semester is to be a high school math teacher. But he might try something a little less traditional. Smith just returned from Dublin, where he won $15,000 as a semifinalist at a professional Magic: the Gathering tournament. Smith, a 21-year-old senior at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, made it to the third and final day of competition and placed in the Top 8. He was the only American to do so at this tournament. He’s...

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Deft or desperate? College students turn to GoFundMe to foot tuition bills

17-02-2017

Deft or desperate? College students turn to GoFundMe to foot tuition bills

Deft or desperate? College students turn to GoFundMe to foot tuition billsAs college tuition continues to climb, students are turning to strangers online to help pay the bill. Figures from GoFundMe, a popular crowdfunding website, show that thousands of college students nationwide are using the platform to raise money for their education: Over the past several years, students, teachers, and parents are increasingly turning to GoFundMe to raise money for education expenses, including tuition. In fact, in the...

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Find the Right College as an Average Student

15-02-2017

Find the Right College as an Average Student

Community colleges can be great options, but they aren't the only option for high school students with average grades who want to pursue a college degree after graduation. Most top-ranked, well-known institutions may be out of reach, but C students can find welcoming and supportive institutions – especially if they're willing to consider unfamiliar options. "I think getting away from the brand name is important and very, very hard," says Marissa Warren, a school counselor at...

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Weigh Student Debt Before Attending Early Decision College

18-01-2017

Weigh Student Debt Before Attending Early Decision College

High school seniors who applied to college via early decision programs now know whether they have been accepted to their first-choice school. Since early decision is binding, many are likely celebrating that they know where they will attend next year. But what if your first-choice school offered you significantly less grants and scholarships – and a lot more student loans – than you anticipated? Should you still attend, despite the debt? Or should you ditch the dream...

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This NSFW Edit To 'Peppa Pig' Is Hilario…

20-02-2017

This NSFW Edit To 'Peppa Pig' Is Hilarious

If you have kids, you are likely familiar with “Peppa Pig,” the British cartoon series that follows the adventures of an anthropomorphic pig named Peppa. But you’ve probably never seen “Peppa Pig” like this before.... Read more

If Charter Schools Don’t Reject This Doc…

18-02-2017

If Charter Schools Don’t Reject This Doctine, They’ll Cease To Be Labs of Innovation

Regulations are strangling the charter sector. Panic struck the education establishment over the election of President Donald Trump and his selection of school choice advocate Betsy DeVos for U.S. secretary of education. There was fear that she would preside over... Read more

California School Under Fire After Teach…

17-02-2017

California School Under Fire After Teachers Mock Students Participating In Immigrants Strike

Several teachers at a California high school are in hot water after posting a series of derogatory Facebook comments about students participating in Thursday’s nationwide “A Day Without Immigrants” strike .    At least five teachers and a guidance counselor from Rubidoux... Read more

Remember When 'Mister Rogers' Normalized…

17-02-2017

Remember When 'Mister Rogers' Normalized Breastfeeding?

Sunday, Feb. 19, marks 49 years since “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” debuted on U.S. television. ... Read more

Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in…

20-02-2017

Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll (Yahoo Sports)

For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll.... Read more

Charlotte QB Kevin Olsen arrested on rap…

20-02-2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen has been arrested on rape charges.... Read more

Thompson leads Oregon State past Utah, 6…

19-02-2017

Thompson leads Oregon State past Utah, 68-67 (Yahoo Sports)

Despite dropping their first 14 Pac-12 games, Oregon State players remained confident in their abilities. Thompson sank the winning basket and had 31 points with five 3-pointers, both career highs, as Oregon State waged a furious second half rally... Read more

Murphy, Minnesota outlast Michigan, 83-7…

19-02-2017

Murphy, Minnesota outlast Michigan, 83-78 (Yahoo Sports)

Losers of five straight games in January, the Minnesota Golden Gophers were in desperate need of a rebound. Jordan Murphy and the Gophers big men got almost all of them against Michigan on Sunday night to keep them steamrolling... Read more

Lammers too much for Orange, leads Georg…

19-02-2017

Ben Lammers keeps getting better, and Georgia Tech is enjoying the benefits of his efforts in a surprisingly fun season. Lammers scored 23 points, Tadric Jackson added 20 points and Georgia Tech held off a late charge by Syracuse... Read more

Michigan State's Harris out with season-…

19-02-2017

Michigan State's Harris out with season-ending knee injury (Yahoo Sports)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State starting guard Eron Harris will need season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, ending his college career.... Read more

Former Syracuse player sentenced to 10 y…

19-02-2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A former Syracuse University football player has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the stabbing attack on two of his former teammates last year.... Read more

 

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