Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, discusses a new joint effort between Amazon and Purdue University that aims to make it easier for college students to stock up on materials without breaking the bank.» Read More
Discussing President Obama's plan to lower student loan payments for millions of borrowers, with Andrew Rosen, Kaplan, Inc. chairman/CEO.
Just as the Obama administration unveils new measures it says will ease crushing student loan debt, the College Board is out with new figures showing the cost of college surged again this year, and student borrowing along with it.
One of the greatest lessons I have learned is that adversity is a gift. Leaders inevitably face daunting and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
It may be hard to pin down exactly what the Occupy Wall Street protesters want, but one of the sources of their frustration seems clear. Many of the demonstrators are drowning in student debt.
The “Occupy Wall Street” protest has been struggling to find an issue to occupy. One issue coming to the fore is student loans—the growing number of unemployed former students who borrowed money in search of the American dream and now find they can’t afford to pay it back. Call it buyer’s remorse, they made a mistake and want their loans “forgiven”.
The Jefferson Innovation Summit gathers the best in business, government, and media to find innovative ways to spur economic growth and ensure global competitiveness. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen is moderating the event in Charlottesville, Virginia, and speaks to Ntiedo Etuk, Dimensionu cofounder/CEO and Premal Shah, KIVA.org president regarding whether America is too "risk-reversed."
Discussing the state of college endowments from the Barefoot Economic Summit, with Chas Cocke, Investure managing director, and CNBC's David Faber.
Check out the 10 most expensive college towns, ranked from the least to the most expensive, including two towns from the same state university system.
Real innovation isn’t common in higher education, especially at the most prestigious schools.
"Our national dialogue is finally starting to allow space for questioning some of these once-sacrosanct myths about higher education," the author writes adding, "People are looking for alternatives. Cheaper, faster, quicker alternatives, which don’t require debt, or time off from careers."
The return on investment for a college education still pays off in the long term. College graduates consistently earn higher average incomes than their non-degreed counterparts and experience lower unemployment rates.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for college grads is the highest since 1970 and while this dismal data may be discouraging, future business leaders should keep in mind: you have a lot more to offer a business than simply a college degree.
For decades, we have often heard that the journey to career success requires a college degree. While we all want the best for our children, as parents, it is imperative that we pause to examine the educational myth that permeates society and choose whether or not to perpetuate this mentality.
The MBA faceoff is a part of CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge where students from eight of the nation's top business schools compete for prizes and bragging rights. Matt Stoeckle, Georgetown McDonough School of Business discusses his team's strategy.
CNBC.com looked at the top ten colleges and discovered which CEOs spent time there as underclassmen. Check out what we found.
A look at new data out on the cohort default rate in for-profit education, with James Chanos, Kynikos Associates president/founder, who explains the significant rise in default.
Meet the members of what might be called Generation Limbo: Highly educated 20-somethings, whose careers are stuck in neutral, coping with dead-end jobs and listless prospects.
JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.
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With many jobs and businesses becoming obsolete because of technology, and the slow recovery generating few jobs, education may be the ticket to a new career.