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Sky-High College Costs Explained

Michael Horn’s The Future of Education Substack has an excellent summary of the drivers of higher education’s costs, which have risen significantly higher than inflation for decades.

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How to Finance a Gap Year

Not every high school grad wants to go straight into college or career training. For many, a gap year is the right choice because the last thing they want to do is hit the books—again! The question is, how to afford one?

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The Honest Guide to College

First year college student attrition is financially and emotionally devastating for families, and destabilizing for colleges. What goes wrong for so many students? And how can we stop the bleeding?

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How to Find a High School Internship

While internships are traditionally part of the college experience, high school students are increasingly looking to take on internships as a way to enhance resumes and college applications while trying on a career.

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Student depression, anxiety soaring during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be driving dramatic increases in depression and anxiety among college students, with more than a third reporting significant mental health challenges, according to a new survey co-led by the University of California, Berkeley, Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE).

The survey of students at nine U.S. public research universities nationwide found that 35% of undergraduates and 32% of graduate and professional students screened positive for major depressive disorder, while 39% of all students screened positive for anxiety disorder, according to the report released in August 2020 by the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium.

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