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so how many humanities scholars do we need?
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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?
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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 a phd may just not be worth it, redux
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why a phd may just not be worth it, redux

In computer science, a PhD offers fewer jobs for slightly more money and fewer opportunities for growth.

college advice, pretentious posturing included
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college advice, pretentious posturing included

William Deresiewicz would like to lift up the humanities by tearing down STEM, with a little casual racism and xenophobia on top for good measure.

academics double down on their defense
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academics double down on their defense

Colleges are being confronted about the mixed outcomes of their graduates and they're not taking the feedback seriously.

why we need to rethink higher ed once again
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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?

go to college, get a degree, and then what?
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go to college, get a degree, and then what?

A study of over 2,000 students found some very disturbing facts about the American college system.

the epic skeptical beat poem is let loose
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the epic skeptical beat poem is let loose

Tim Minchin's skeptical beat poem finally gets the animated treatment it deserves.

how academia unplugs from the outside world
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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.
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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.

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