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April 25, 2016

Krystal Steinmetz, writing for Money Talks News had some interesting observations regarding a recent survey conducted by Citizens Bank about the effects of student loans on recent Millennial graduates. It was noted that this group is spending a whopping 18% of their sa...

April 6, 2016

Not a good week for the college industrial complex.  Abby Jackson, writing for the Business Insider reports today that the University of California System, frequently lauded as one of the best public education systems in the world, is in some deep stuff!

A just released...

April 4, 2016

Just when you thought there may not be a scandal regarding college this week…….

Josh Horowitz, writing for Quartz, reported today that the SAT is facing a massive cheating scandal that it has known about for quite some time. Using two investigative articles from Reuters...

March 29, 2016

Well, I guess this was inevitable and actually very cool….. Students leaving the U.S. to study abroad….Why?  In addition to having the opportunity to experience another culture (usually in Europe) ,To save money…lots of it…and to streamline the process.

There are curren...

February 8, 2016

A significant piece ran this morning from Shahien Nasiripour and Nicky Forster, writing for the Huffington Post.  Referencing the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the journalists discovered just how serious the student debt crisis has become.


Over the past 25 yea...

January 9, 2016

Escape Velocity is both pleased and excited to announce a new strategic alliance with Bizclicks Office, a California based full service commercial interiors/design firm.

Bizclicks Office has been in business for nine years and provided millions of dollars of products an...

December 29, 2015

Some very disturbing news from our friends at community college. The National Center for Education Statistics shows us that only about 13% of Community College Students earn their associates degrees within two years.  Ok, we get that.  These students are most likely to...

December 15, 2015

What do the following business leaders all have in common?

Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook

Ralph Lauren – Ralph Lauren Design/Products

Bill Gates – Microsoft

Steve Jobs – Apple

Sir Richard Branson – Virgin Airways, Records, et al

Paul Allen – Co-Founder of Microsoft

David Karp – T...

November 10, 2015

Great Article yesterday in the St. Louis Post Dispatch written by Michael Weiss. “If Most Students aren’t ready for college….Why are so many going?

Good question….according to the non-profit College Board, these are the folks that administer the SAT and ACT tests to hig...

November 10, 2015

Oh Man…are you going to love this one…..A great article today by Glenn Harlan Reynolds writing for USA Today. “Abolish Ivy League to reduce inequality!”

These Government Subsidized Playgrounds for the rich add more to income/opportunity inequality than any other single...

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