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
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
If you’re like a lot of people who majored in philosophy so you’d be able to wait tables after graduation, you’re not alone in thinking your four-year degree was sort of a waste. A new study says that in the … More
If your college experience was anything like mine, you remember studying all week while also interning, working a part-time job, editing the weekly newspaper and getting wasted—getting wasted on Sunday night (on $9 vodka) but having to go to Film Theory 8 … More
In news that you knew already but is somehow still news, a new report suggests that–shocker!–student loan debt makes you poor over time. (Especially now.) But it’s not just immediately being broke or close to it after graduation that will … More
The financially and emotionally depressing student loan debate has hit yet another snag. A bipartisan committee in the Senate was at work trying to scale back the drastic interest hikes on student loans (which are skyrocketing to 6.8 percent), but … More
A friend of mine watched, helpless, as I looked for “the perfect job” for over seven months. Couple the U.S unemployment rate at 7.6 with the fact that I was applying to jobs in one of the most competitive cities–NYC–with … More
Here at TheGrindstone, we’re all about women in business, whether that be in traditional for-profit ventures or in the incredible world of non-profits. Pamela Barnes, the CEO and President of EngenderHealth, has experience in both. As the head of a large global organization focused on improving women’s health around the world, she knows a lot about being a woman in a leadership position, as well as mentorship and innovation. I spoke to Pamela about her inspiring job, including her career experience before taking her position as CEO, what her work life is like now, and the biggest challenges involved in running a company with employees who work, literally, all over the globe.
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Does your college major affect your future unemployment prospects? As a political science major who’s now a journalist who doesn’t write about politics, I’ve always pooh-poohed the idea. But a new report from Georgetown finds that different college majors fare quite differently in the workforce after graduation.Some of their findings include: More
Every week we wade through a ton of stories full of bad news about college costs and student debt. With educational debt having outpaced consumer debt a few years ago, the news that 7 million students will likely see the interest rates on federal subsidized loans double in July, coupled with the revelation that one third of millenials regret going to college, I have to wonder if student debt is becoming a gendered issue. More
Off the top of your head, which careers earn a million-dollar salary?
Star athlete, celebrity or CEO comes to mind, but we’re leaving out a surprising career path: college president. More
Each year, McDonalds managers and would-be managers numbering in the thousands spend a week at Hamburger University to take classes in business and strategic management.
That’s right. There’s a brick-and-mortar “college” at the chain’s Illinois headquarters, and courses employees take there can be used toward an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree. More
Sarah: First thing’s first: please list your degree/major and any minors.
Colette: Hahaha oh god, okay. I was an English major with a Concentration in Creative Writing and an Anthropology and American history minor. …So Words, People, and Things That Already Happened.