My general disdain for the money made from higher education has been pretty evident, if it hasn’t, just browse through the education category over on the left. Typically my focus is on student loans, the impact that students are left to deal with in the pursuit of a decent education, but today I’m taking a slightly different route. Thanks to the Western Carolinian, the student … Continue reading The Business of Edcuation
I’ll probably make some people mad with my opinion about Pell Grants, but as the program is looking at a well that is quickly running dry, I believe that there is some level of accuracy in my concern. First, let’s start with the problem I’ve stated before. The government is a business, they make money, they spend money, they do it from behind a veil … Continue reading Pell Grant Reform?
The word that has jarred people the past few years, the one that creates a stir in any conversation about the way people are treated, is bullying. But what does anyone actually do when it comes to handling the issue? I would encourage you to take a look at stopbullying.gov to find the laws and statutes that exist in your state, but note what the … Continue reading Bullying: Everybody Cares Until it Happens
It’s been a well established factor of every American’s life since the late 90s that a college degree is required for a halfway decent future. But is that really the case? Gif via Chekovy.tumblr.com As startups and 20-somethings launch their ways through the fog of the saturated job market, it’s left some people wondering if traditional colleges are actually providing an ROI that balances rising … Continue reading College: Is It Worth It?
Image: Paige Hogan What’s up with the hype on millennials? Yeah, I’m one too, but why are there so many stories coming out about the “laziest” generation of Americans? Because the thing we’re best at is sideways snark. You may even be able to say that above the title on the degree that left us with $40,000 in debt, we should get credit for developing … Continue reading Millennials: We Majored in Snark
North Carolina has been reamed by newscasters across the US for being awful in regard to its public education policies, but I live in NYC now. Today marking the first day of school for kids in the city, I thought it would be interesting to compare what was in the news, to how terrible people say North Carolina is. We’ll start with the greater Carolina. … Continue reading School In, Education Out