You already know that college is expensive. In fact, a lot of you are yikes.still paying off your student loans (and even more of you may be paying those off for a really long time). But two certain college majors … More
Community college students are less likely to graduate than students who solely attend four-year colleges. Why is this happening? A new study reports that plenty of community college students would love to earn bachelor’s degrees, but they can’t transfer all … More
If you’re looking for a job and only have a high school diploma, you may be out of luck soon. New surveys show that more employers than ever are looking for employees with college degrees, even for jobs that seemingly … More
The now-infamous Belle Knox, known as the “Duke Porn Star,” is paying for her $47,000 a year tuition by, well, having sex on camera. After blaming the university for not giving her financial support, instead of transferring to a cheaper … More
For some reason, a lot of people think going back to college and getting a (or another) four year degree will fix their problems. For some people, it does. For a lot of people, it doesn’t. Here are five questions … More
Good news if you’re like me and suck at math: You may not be broke forever. A new study shows that the wage gap for liberal arts majors versus other majors closes over time, so you won’t waste your philosophy … More
If you’re still in college, you may not even be thinking of getting a job or of your post-graduate plans other than all the boozing you’ll do at your actual graduation celebrations. But it’s never too soon to start a … More
For most, choosing a career means following a deep-rooted passion. When you truly have a love for what you do, money seems to fall out of the picture. But sometimes it’s hard not to be curious with regard to which majors and future careers are bringing in the largest starting salaries. So, which new college graduates brought in the top salaries in 2012?
When I was in college, I worked as a nanny and a waitress in order to pay my bills. Apparently I could’ve been making much better money as a “sugar baby,” a woman who finds an older man to offer her “financial pampering” in return for sex. Now one website says it saw a massive increase last year in the number of female students signing up to be sugar babies. Cool career move, ladies! More
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As spring graduation grows closer by the day, college students everywhere should be planning to kick their job search into gear. From internships to entry-level, a pre-graduation–and potentially first-time–job search may take far more effort, planning, and creative tact than … More
You know it’s bad when story lines from the now defunct Melrose Place reboot and 90210 start becoming real. According to a new study out of England, the number of students using their bodies to pay their fees has doubled in the past year. The study of undergraduates and postgraduates across the UK found that as many as 6% are turning to lap-dancing, pole-dancing, escorting and prostitution in order to fund their studies. More
Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg all did the same thing. They ditched college to start their own businesses that, you know, essentially changed communication as we know it. But, it’s not just a boys club of short cuts to success. Remember the 20 year old CEO Stacey Ferreira we introduced you to who left NYU to launch MySocialCloud with financial backing from Sir Richard Branson? Well, she’s not the only one. More
With the premiere of MTV’s Underemployed last night, we couldn’t help but feel like we were having déjà vu. Was it that it sparked our own memories of unpaid, post-grad internships and weekends spent making up for missed wages waiting tables? Or, was it that we had seen this storyline before in recent sitcoms…. Our conclusion: TV is telling us that a new trend is ahead. Could it be that the new normal for college graduates is underemployment? TV’s leading ladies ponder the same thing as their bright, hardworking characters work menial, and in some cases, minimum wage jobs. Watch as these college graduates dream of “making it” in the city, just got harder.
According to a new study, people liked going to college over having a job in the real world. I mean, duh! Did we really need a study to show us that. If the film St.Elmo’s Fire taught us anything, it was that. According to a new British study, people ranked going to college or university above getting married, buying a house, getting a job or even the birth of a first child. More