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Why Are Colleges Seeing a Decline in Undergraduate Enrollments?

Clearinghouse Today, April 30, 2018 According to the Fall 2017 Current Term Enrollment Estimates report, higher education enrollment has declined for the sixth consecutive year. Why are colleges seeing a decline? How significant is the decline this year compared to previous years? What’s the future look like for enrollment? Read more>  …

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3 Community College Leaders to Watch

Education Dive, April 30, 2018 Three community college leaders to watch: Jimmie Bruce, Eastern Gateway Community College; Sheila Edwards Lange, Seattle Central College; and Stephen C. Head, Lone Star College System. Learn more about them>…

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George Washington U Class of 2017 earns higher salaries than previous years

The GW Hatchet, April 13, 2018 The ramped up outreach and added data from National Student Clearinghouse gave the University the most accurate information about post-graduate outcomes in recent years. Officials were able to verify information on 88 percent of students who graduated last year compared to 85 percent from the Class of 2016. Read…

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Bridging the growing college divide among young Americans

The Hill, April 12, 2018 For many young people, obtaining too much or too little education may be a fact of modern life. But more can be done to ensure young people know their options early so they can create a career plan — and better set themselves up for success. Read more>…

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$5 Transcripts

The Marlin Chronicle, April 12, 2018 Yes, we pay five dollars for a copy of our own transcripts, but the school had to choose between that and wasting almost $5000 a year on a service that may not be worth that much money based on student usage. That kind of gamble is not financially sound…

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Don’t Get Fooled Again: 6 Ways to Detect Lies In Job Interviews

Small Business Trends, April 10, 2018 Some job candidates use meaningless degrees from “diploma mills” to make themselves sound more skilled, so if you’ve never heard of a candidate’s alma mater, make sure it’s legitimate. How can you verify education? The Society for Human Resources management recommends contacting the National Student Clearinghouse. Learn more>  …

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Community college plays significant role in higher education

By Suzanne M. Johnson, president of Green River College, April 11, 2018 How many college graduates get their start at a community college? Among all students who completed a degree at a four-year college in 2015-16, 49 percent had enrolled at a two-year college in the previous 10 years (National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 2017).…

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Pilot Linking Degrees and Earnings Gets First Try at U Texas

Campus Technology, April 10, 2018 SeekUT presents information about post-college outcomes for UT graduates living across the country — not just in Texas. SeekUT has been in use since 2014, tapping data obtained through partnerships with various state agencies as well as the National Student Clearinghouse and the Employment Projections program at the U.S. Bureau of…

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Maryville U, The Next Southern New Hampshire?

Inside Higher Ed, April 11, 2018 Maryville University may not be particularly well-known. But if Mark Lombardi, the university’s president, succeeds with his plans for Maryville, it will become a national name with the rapid expansion of its online arm. Learn more>  …

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Current Term Enrollment Estimates - Spring 2018