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September 25, 2015

Mandi Woodruff writing for Yahoo Finance this morning talks about Why making Community College Free won’t solve the student debt crisis…or really make much difference in the whole dissolving system.  Why?  Because Community College students are the least committed to e...

August 13, 2015

Great article this morning. Brent Arends, writing for Market Watch takes a look at Hillary Clinton’s Tuition Reform Plan. $350 billion dollars over ten years….grants, subsidies…all in the form of guaranteed federal money. Sounds good. But is it? If you take a look at w...

July 10, 2015

Beth Braverman reported yesterday, while writing for The Fiscal Times, that the phenomenon of the Freelance Worker has taken hold and is expanding quickly.  Initially driven by the lack of full time corporate employment, the Freelancer seems to have found his/her place...

July 8, 2015

Perhaps the most scathing piece regarding college as a scam appeared today in AlterNet.  David Masciotra takes a look at a recent publication from four hundred professors at NYU as they analyzed their own industry and their own employer….their piece is entitled: The Ar...

March 29, 2015

Wow…When it all goes bad…well, it all goes bad!

Great article this morning in Yahoo News regarding the Fraternity System in American Colleges and Universities.  A Disaster?  Well…..yes. And the colleges are paying the price for the sordid social behavior and outright cr...

March 29, 2015

And Away We Go!

Please excuse the old Jackie Gleason reference…..but the avalanche is underway.  The University of Phoenix announced today that enrollment was down.  Well,,that’s to be expected…it’s down across the board for colleges everywhere (except for the elites, o...

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