The lingering effects of the recent recession, which left more than 14 million Americans unemployed and little hope of a hiring binge in the offing, have people wondering whether spending tens of thousands of dollars on a college education is worth it.
Among those who graduated from universities this past spring, 66.4 percent of
women found full-time employment, surpassing 57.7 percent of new male
graduates who secured regular work, according to a recent Yomiuri Shimbun
The U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) has released its online College Affordability and Transparency Center, which can help prospective students identify the most affordable colleges and the best fits for their financial situation.
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College offers a nurse aide certification program -- similar to the one that left Mary Morgan more than $10,000 in debt -- for $588.
While growing numbers of Hispanic students have changed the face of American education over the past two decades, the gap between them and their white classmates in math and reading remains as wide as it was in the 1990s, according to a new federal study.
Recent graduating classes have been accumulating a record level of debt. This year's crop will probably do the same.
Started as an after-school activity in 2006 by two teens, Moda Real has helped more than 100 Hispanic girls learn leadership skills.
Obama's goal of the United States achieving the world's highest proportion of college graduates will be significantly boosted -- or dragged down -- by the fate of Hispanic students.
Alex Zhou was a bus driver for a Chinatown company offering no benefits before he landed a job as a weatherization technician in the Bay State's growing "green" economy.
Career counselors said this semester's crop of college graduates face
noticeably brighter prospects than their classmates in recent past years.
The Hispanic College Fund is inviting Virginia high school freshmen and sophomores to apply for the Virginia Hispanic Youth Institute Kickoff, which will be held July 20-23 at Virginia State University in Petersburg.
The business of business education in local high schools is changing as students compete on a global scale.
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) recently announced its March 1 Launch of its 2011 Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to Hispanics pursuing an MBA.
The economy may be bouncing back, but college-bound students in search of an affordable education face a bumpy ride.
Hispanic Americans are strongly committed to achieving the American dream of a college education, a new nationwide survey by OppenheimerFunds shows. But in a troubled economy, that goal is "under siege," as only a small percentage are able to save up to make the dream a reality.