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Work vs. School: Students Increasingly Choose Both

More than 70% of college students (about 14 million) maintain a job as well as a full class schedule. A study from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce shows that the number of college students in the workforce is steadily increasing, with 76% of graduate students working more than 30 hours a week, and a …

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More Adult Learners and Technology Spell a New Era for Higher Education

Quickly: what comes to mind when you think of a college student? As a culture, we have a tendency to lump college students neatly into one category: right out of high school, living on campus, engaging in hijinks whilst wearing togas… (Okay, that last part is just the result of watching too many 80s movies). …

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How Detours Enrich the Educational Journey: A Vital Lesson from a Nontraditional Student

These days, there are more ways than ever to approach higher education. There’s not just one yellow brick road, starting with high school graduation and ending with “The Four Year Degree.” Adult students now make up approximately one-third of all college students, and each student, regardless of age, has a unique story of how he …

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