Ivy League or Bust? The Value of a College Degree

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Today CNBC featured Gurbaksh Chahal, who has founded several successful startups. At only age 18, he sold his first company, ValueClick, for $40 million. A few years later, he sold his second company, BlueLithium for $300 million to Yahoo. Despite Continue reading

The “Van Wilder” Years Are Over: Students Weigh College Costs with DegreeCast

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DegreeCast is a search engine that helps students find the key information they need about college degree or certificate programs. While companies like Princeton Review and U.S. World & News Report are known for releasing rankings and basic college data, such as available majors, Greek life details, urban-vs-rural locations, Continue reading

Student Debt Growing at $3,000 Per Second

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Today Businessweek explored the issue of rising student debt. Though a bit of a depressing read, it’s worth a look. Students are shelling out cash and taking out bigger loans to pay for higher education. Going to college has become Continue reading