Latest from Jeffrey J. Selingo

The immediate impact of the Great Recession eventually faded on college campuses, but the scars of the financial crisis remain with higher education in three significant ways.

  • Sep 21, 2018

A fundamental transformation is underway in how we access education throughout our lives. In many ways, this behavior in education mimics that of the broader economy where consumers are increasingly seeking alternatives to legacy businesses.

  • Sep 19, 2018

As we enter the third decade of the new millennium, rather than use higher education as a balance wheel in the state budget, lawmakers working with college officials need to develop a new model of public higher education.

  • Sep 8, 2018

A poll found that two-thirds of 14- to 23-year-old students want a degree to provide financial security. Colleges have been slow to react to this shift in the mind-set.

  • Sep 1, 2018

Three tips to make your first year of college more successful.

  • Aug 17, 2018

A few weeks ago, Moody’s Investors Service said that 25 percent of private colleges are running deficits. The news isn’t much better for public universities.

  • Aug 3, 2018

The image of the modern undergraduate is no longer one that packs up the family minivan three months after high school graduation to move away to college for four years. More than one-third of college students today transfer at least once before earning a bachelor’s degree.

  • Jul 29, 2018

For some colleges and universities to survive, they need to shift from their historical mission. One university thinking about those new models is the Georgia Institute of Technology.

  • Jul 6, 2018

What employers look for when hiring graduates.

  • Jun 22, 2018

A record number of applications and historically low acceptance rates at many selective universities have shifted the conversation about what it takes to secure a spot on the nation’s most elite campuses. That confusion among applicants is likely to grow with the announcement by the University of Chicago that it will no longer require SAT or ACT scores to admit American students.

  • Jun 16, 2018
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