articles tagged: higher education
of the special college snowflake and other mythical creatures of old people news
# politics

of the special college snowflake and other mythical creatures of old people news

The media and boomers are obsessed with millennial and college phenomena that are barely a blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things.

the catch with a free public college education
# education

the catch with a free public college education

If taxpayers are going to pay for college, we'll have to make sure that a college education actually yields gainful employment.

why companies and colleges aren’t working together
# education

why companies and colleges aren’t working together

Companies need colleges to educate their next generation of workers. Yet they're refusing to work with them, or even train their employees for that matter.

why there are phds in the unemployment line…
# education

why there are phds in the unemployment line…

We're ignoring the fact that the professors who teach future generations are in deep financial holes and can't seem to get out.

so how many humanities scholars do we need?
# education

so how many humanities scholars do we need?

Despite the fears of humanities scholars, plenty of students are choosing artistic majors over STEM ones. And they're in for a rough time after they get their diplomas.

should you really consider a foreign university?
# education

should you really consider a foreign university?

If you're going to attend a foreign college, make sure you know what you're getting into and pick your host country wisely.

why we need to rethink higher ed once again
# education

why we need to rethink higher ed once again

In light of eye-opening reports about higher ed, Americans need to start asking themselves a fundamental question: how many people really need to go to college?

how academia unplugs from the outside world
# education

how academia unplugs from the outside world

The ivory tower phenomenon is real, and it's brutal on scientists and their research.

yes, education is good for you, stop whining.
# education

yes, education is good for you, stop whining.

Politicians seem to be really upset with people learning things from which they might not get immediate, quantifiable benefit. And that's the worst possible attitude about education.

is a phd past the point of diminishing returns?
# science

is a phd past the point of diminishing returns?

Is becoming a scientist really worth it today? Surprisingly, a lot of PhDs are recommending against it.

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