Earnings Differences Between College & High School Graduates, And Those With “Some College”

In it’s annual publication, “The Condition of Education 2008,” the U.S. Department of Education looked back from 1980 to 2006, and a concerning trend emerged. In 1980, a person with a high school diploma could expect to earn on average $34,200 per year, while their bachelor-degreed counterparts, who would be expected to earn more, saw …

Read more

The Primary Reason For The SAT

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is the most widely used college aptitude test used in the United States. As it’s name implies, it is an aptitude test, in that it measures academic ability. The SAT is not an intelligence test that measures what a person can do overall. It serves one purpose: To predict freshman …

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