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Education & You

  • Barack Obama, as US President, speaks at the Arizona State University commencement ceremony.

    Obama is calling for a sweeping $18 billion proposal covering birth to higher education. It includes reforms for teaching, funds for pre-school programs, college tax credits as well as revamping the college student loan system.

  • Education

    If the bad job market has you thinking about going back to school for an advanced degree, here's some tips on federal student loan programs.

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    The math is ugly. Financial aid is going down at many schools, just when more students need it more than ever.  Don't despair, though. There are ways  to make the grade.

  • Uncle Sam and money

    President Barack Obama is trying to remake the government’s lending  program by eliminating the middle man, which will mean funding for students.

  • College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. A survey conducted by the  found that employers plan to increase their college hiring by just 1.3 percent this year over 2008, the least in six years. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market, according to the NACE.

    College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market.

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    The class of 2009 is bracing for a tough job market that’s forcing them to consider positions in sectors they hadn't thought of, such as government and health care.

  • If you're looking to pull in a big paycheck right out of college, take a look at these 10 jobs with the highest starting salaries. Overall, the average salary offered to 2010 graduates is $48,351—down 2 percent from the 2009 average of $49,353. Here are the degrees that garnered the highest salary offers, according to the .

    Here are the degrees that garner the highest salary offers, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

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    With a tough job market, many college graduates may need to look far and wide for a place to start their careers. Here are some cities they should consider.

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