BEIJING, Dec 9- Zhong Jian and his wife are willing to pay double the going rate for a tiny home in a Beijing neighbourhood so their 18- month-old daughter will be eligible to attend a top primary school nearby.» Read More
Contrary to popular belief - and one often fueled by misperception and misinformation, major IT services companies do not hoard visas and they do not displace American workers. However, before favoring massive H1-B reform or outright abolishment, opponents should take a closer look at its implications from a global perspective.
Stocks edged lower Friday morning, but Bob Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund, said investors should still be bullish on the markets. He shared his outlook, sector recommendation and favorite stock pick.
USC is the largest private employer in Los Angeles, with an endowment worth $4 billion. You'd think being "Top Trojan" would be a plum job. So why is USC taking out half-page ads in the Wall Street Journal?
It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras. During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics. Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'
The average cost of a four-year college is $26,000 a year—up 4 percent in 2009 alone. What is the value of an education and are there any alternatives for students who wish to attend college at a lower price? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shares his ways to play the rising cost.
With the economy refusing to get up, like some drunken frat boy the morning after, it's come to my attention that Harvard faces a dire dilemma: how to attract the few students whose parents still have money.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates will be the 'Big Men on Campus' next month when they go to Columbia Business School to answer questions from the "next generation of business leaders" .. and CNBC's cameras will be there. We've just announced that a one-hour special town hall event, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, will air Thursday, November 12 at 9p and 12a ET.
Gone may be the days of children dreaming to be princesses and pirates. School children from as young as seven will now be given careers advice, a new UK government plan revealed Monday.
The cost of attending a four-year private college in the US increased 4.3%, to an average $35,636, this year. The cost of a public college grew even more.
Consumers are increasingly late paying off loans on their primary home, as the highest unemployment in a quarter of a century pushes up delinquency rates on most types of loans.
Stanford University is holding a garage sale. Not the desks-and-chairs kind. Instead, Stanford is selling stakes in funds run by the biggest names in private equity at deeply discounted prices.
A handful of top Russian business figures have created an MBA program that tackles the issues they faced themselves: bribery, relentless bureaucracy, imperfect laws.
In the midst of the "Great Recession," Jordan Goldman launched a startup that has risen to become one of the largest resources for college information on the Web. CNBC sat down with the young entrepreneur at his New York office and asked him where he got the idea for Unigo.com.
A bargain hatched by two school administrators over lunch will give a private Michigan university space to grow and local students a significant perk if they attend their hometown college.
This fall, law students are competing for half as many openings at big firms as they were last year in what is shaping up to be the most wrenching job search season in over 50 years.
The back-to-school shopping season has begun and although spending is expected to decrease in most categories, industry analysts anticipate seeing growth in PCs and consumer electronics.
Shanghai and Beijing are becoming new lands of opportunity for recent American college graduates who face unemployment nearing double digits at home.
With everybody talking about employment numbers we started to wonder, where are the jobs, anyway?
Ready for a good scare? The national debt clock is now online, and it's brought 38 of its evil statistical friends with it to freak you out.
The rising stature of statisticians, who can earn $125,000 at top companies in their first year after getting a doctorate, is a byproduct of the recent explosion of digital data. In field after field, computing and the Web are creating new realms of data to explore — sensor signals, surveillance tapes, social network chatter, public records and more.