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How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel "Once upon a time in America," says professor Sajay Samuel, "going to college did not mean graduating with debt." Today, higher education has become a consumer product -- costs have skyrocketed, saddling students with a combined debt of over $1 trillion, while universities and loan companies make massive profits. Samuel proposes a radical solution: link tuition costs to a degree's expected earnings, so that students can ma..

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Northeastern University’s workforce training could be a roadmap for improving internships

Northeastern University’s workforce training could be a roadmap for improving internships - The Washington Post

In this rare clip from 1972, legendary psychiatrist and Holocaust-survivor Viktor Frankl delivers a powerful message about the human search for meaning -- and the most important gift we can give others.

Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research

A new study on the academic effects of homework offers not only some intriguing results but also a lesson on how to read a study -- and a reminder of the importance of doing just that: reading studies (carefully) rather than relying on summaries by journalists or even by the researchers themselves.

20 Top Colleges Where Most Students Graduate Debt-Free

To help you find a college that won’t load you up with debt, here’s a list of 20 high-value colleges that graduate students with the lowest overall debt loads.

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What College Students Need to Know About FAFSA Changes

#Students from one #EU country studying in another, by host country. #Education increases the skills of the workforce and puts them in a better position to cope with increasing international competition. The amount of money each country spends on education varies. The EU encourages people to spend time abroad as part of their education. The Erasmus programme for student exchanges has been particularly successful.