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  • Today, college degrees are increasingly necessary to find rewarding, financially feasible careers.
  • But whether or not you end up satisfied with your overall college experience depends a lot on just a few simple factors, according to recent Gallup polling. Earlier this month, Gallup released a new analysis of the the 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index, a survey of 30,000 college graduates released in September 2014. Within the reams of data,...
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  • Hillary Clinton said community college should be free during a roundtable with students in Iowa on Tuesday.
  • “I fully support President Obama’s plan to make community college free,” the newly announced presidential contender said at Kirkwood Community College, the first official stop of her campaign.
  • Clinton, who is casting the first part of her campaign as a listening tour to get to know “everyday...
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  • Students considering pursuing an online associate degree are most likely choosing between for-profit and community college options.
  • Traditional for-profits such as University of Phoenix and DeVry University have long been known for their online offerings, while community colleges actually serve the biggest share of exclusively online undergraduate students, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
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  • Last month, fifteen students from a for-profit college chain that regulators say acted as a predatory lender began publicly refusing to pay their loans. Now, the strike has grown dramatically. As of Monday, organizers say 100 students—all of whom attended the Corinthian Colleges Inc. chain for for-profit schools—have joined the strike.
  • Corinthian Colleges has been under scrutiny for some time. Last year, the federal...
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  • This article is by William G. Tierney, university professor and co-director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California, and James Dean Ward, a Ph.D. candidate in higher education at USC.
    • The small private liberal arts college may soon be an endangered species.
    • About a third of the nation’s approximately 4,500 private nonprofit and for-profit institutions have student...