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How to Compare the Value of Degrees for Your Top Schools

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By Selvin Quire, CEO and Co-Founder of InQuire Higher   It is without a doubt that a college education can provide you with personal growth, cultural enrichment, and an increase in academic knowledge and potential salary earnings. As many view college as an investment, these are the benefits that are considered returns on their investments. In recent years, some students and families taken a consumer approach when choose a school. “How much bang can I get for my buck?” And tools like the Department of Education’s College Scorecard have acknowledged this perspective. Here are some ways you can compare the…

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Servicing Issues May Hamper US Student Loan Forgiveness for Thousands

FILE PHOTO - A graduate's mortar board hat is pictured during a commencement for Medgar Evers College in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S. June 8, 2017.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nurses, teachers and other public-sector workers expecting their outstanding student loans to soon disappear under a U.S. debt-forgiveness program could be in for a surprise, with a government report on Thursday showing loan servicers may have mishandled the process for many borrowers. President Donald…

Irregular Sleep Tied to Worse Grades

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By Marilynn Larkin (Reuters Health) – College students who go to sleep and wake up at different times during the week may be harming their academic performance, according to a U.S. study. Consistency – going to bed and waking up at about the same time every day, weekends included –…

Harvard Rescinds 10 Acceptances Over Obscene Posts

BOSTON (Reuters) – Harvard University has revoked its acceptance of at least 10 applicants to its incoming freshman class after learning the group traded sexually explicit and sometimes racist images in a private online message group, the student newspaper reported. A university spokeswoman declined on Monday to comment on Sunday’s…

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Free Fashion Design Workshop

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Join Inner-City Arts on Saturday, December 9th, 10:00am-3:00pm for a one-day Fashion Design Workshop! Lunch will be provided. Only 19 spaces remain, and sign-ups are first-come, first-served. This will fill up quickly, so please email…