Category Archives: Money

5 Majors that Pay the Most

Choosing an area of study is an important step when choosing a school, but it doesn't have to happen right away. Having a few good choices when you're college hunting is a good way to remain relatively flexible in your studies. Here are a few majors that pay the most: 5. Physics NASA, the Department…
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July 26, 2011 Is the Master’s the New Bachelor’s?

Yes, according to The New York Times. The master’s is currently the fastest-growing degree, and is on its way to becoming the entry degree to a wide variety of professions, especially now that degrees are specific and utilitarian (think supply chain management) and often with internships built in. So why the trend? Some blame the devaluing…
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May 7, 2011 State Schools to Be Allowed to Set Own Tuition

Lawmakers say they’ve agreed on the broad strokes of a higher-education bill that would give Washington’s five public universities and The Evergreen State College authority to set in-state undergraduate tuition for the next four years. This will mean a tuition hike of about 13 to 16 percent to make up for cuts in higher-ed funding, but also…
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Pew Asks: Is College Worth It?

  The Pew Research Center recently surveyed adults ages 18 and higher in the U.S. on what they think of the state of college education in this country. Here’s what they said: A majority of Americans say the higher education system in the U.S. fails to provide students and their families good value for their money. Adults…
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