Young Men Less Likely To Marry, See Job Stability Due To Lack Of Degree

In it’s January, 2010 Report “Women, Men, And The New Economics Of Marriage,” the Pew Research Center highlighted an important trend in marriage among Americans ages 30-44.  While women in the 1970’s gained more economically by marrying, the trend is now reversed:  Men are now the ones who have more to gain economically from marriage.  … Read more

Majority Of College Students Who Fail Had Little Planning Or Guidance

In a 2009 study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the group Public Agenda surveyed college students who did and did not graduate. Part of this study looked at the level of prior guidance and planning that students had before attending college. They study found that the majority of students, especially those who … Read more

58% Of American Students Take 6 Or More Years To Complete College

In it’s annual report, the Condition of Education 2009, the U.S. Department of Education described graduation rates for American students. The report focused on “traditional” students ages 18-24, and examined some basic factors: Public universities versus private colleges, males versus females, and the timeframes of 4, 5, and 6 years for those who did earn … Read more

U.S. Ranks 15th Of 29 Developed Nations In College Graduation Rates

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, in “Measuring Up 2008,” it’s most recent annual report on higher education, highlighted a concerning trend: Despite it’s relative influence and affluence, the United States is producing fewer college graduates than other developed nations. The report found that the U.S. produces 18 college graduates out of … Read more