With student loan debt at an all-time high, and degrees not being what they used to, this man says it’s time for parents to rethink what they teach their children. — Back when I was in high school, the factors involved in deciding whether or not to attend college were completely different. Going to college […]
With student loan debt at an all-time high, it’s to discuss a better way to freedom. — American colleges and universities need to wake up and smell the coffee. Have you ever heard a person utter the phrase, “If I could just go back to school” or “If I just had a degree” I could be […]
As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, we want to know what does independence look like to you as you transition from high school to college and beyond.
Faced with feeling like he had nowhere to go, Cameron started running. He stopped on a California freeway.
No one deserves a lifetime of debt.
As the son of a front office white collar worker, Jon Trybulec didn’t expect his job would be on the assembly line. But he learned much more than he could have in the office.
“My heart believes in the profound and transformative power of education, but my mind tells me that everybody, especially you, will continue to lose with each decision that supports the status quo.”
Each year, English teacher Jeremy McKeen gives his seniors a few pieces of advice. It’s been fourteen years since he started teaching. It’s added up. — During the final weeks of my first year of teaching I don’t remember having much advice to give my seniors. I was all of 22 years old and still a […]
Sometimes life doesn’t work well within syllabus guidelines. Professor and writer Jocelyn Pihlaja learns an all-too-familiar lesson regarding late policies and the continuing student. — Her eyes filled with tears as I spoke. “Yup, you will lose twenty points on your essay if you submit it today. The policy is that you lose ten points for each day that […]
Leah Bell is on a mission to challenge what we’re traditionally told about college and what it takes to be successful. — There is a ridiculous notion that the smart kids go to college and the ones who do not won’t amount to anything. This is exactly why so many students go to college. They […]
Living for the moment is great, until the finances catch up with you and the moment starts to suck because you owe a ton of debt.
Classrooms are places of genuine human engagement, debate, thought and passion. Guns undermine the openness and vulnerability necessary for learning.
Is your student bewildered by college options? Or does it all boil down to this?
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