Category Archives: Research and Stats

Government held student loans have grown in conjunction with the decrease in interest rates

This seems obvious.  The cheaper a good the more demand there will be.  Still, it’s important that readers really take this in.  When you’re wondering why more people are going to college, you should know that this is a big … Continue reading

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‘A’ is for Average: Grade Inflation at Universities

In the fifties, an average GPA was around 2.32.  Today, GPAs hover around a 3.0. Image via GradeInflation.com

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Uh-oh…

You might be more likely to earn high wages, but there are more of you who are unemployed…. via Investors Business Daily

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An Infographic on the Price Tag of Higher Education

See the entire thing here - via BusinessInsider.com

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Occupations by Education Level from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Look at the data.        – via BLS.gov

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May 6th, 2012: PHD Students on Food Stamps

What do you think about this? Article and image via Chronicle.com

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Infographic: The Internet and Education

Here – via seo.com

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2011 Q3 Student Loan Balance by Age

- via mybudget360.com Read more here.

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Unemployment vs Underemployment

Does education pay? (Via the John William Pope Center for Higher Education)

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Title IV, Pell Grants, and Stafford Loans

Title IV refers to a section of the Higher Education Act (HEA) signed into law in 1965 under the Lyndon Johnson administration.  The act allows the government to administer financial aid to students seeking a post-secondary education. Stafford Loans are … Continue reading

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