Is college worth it? How the gig economy is reshaping higher education

The question today is no longer whether college is a worthy investment — it’s whether the traditional college degree is keeping up with these shifts.

15-year-old Zakara Blanding just got a college degree before she even finished high school

Zakara Blanding is only 15 but she's already got a college degree.

Free college tuition is easier than ever to get — but here's the fine print

Free college tuition is not the same as all expenses paid.

Student Loan Debt Is Good for the Economy, White House Says

But there's still more work to be done.

This 12-Year-Old Has 3 College Degrees — And Plans for More

He wants to run for president.

This Teenager Just Graduated From College — He Hasn't Even Graduated From High School Yet

Benjamin Button, is that you?


Which College Majors Yield the Biggest Lifetime Earnings? Check This Chart

College is still worth it, and this chart shows you why.

This Might Be the Most Alarming Economic Stat You’ve Seen Yet

Every college graduate in America needs to see this.

Starbucks Just Gave Employees an Incredible Perk Few Other Companies Can Match

This will be a major bonus to the company's 135,000 American employees.


These 10 Colleges Are the Biggest Waste of Tuition Money in the U.S.

It's not even worth getting a degree from these schools.

4 Charts That Show The Most Popular Career Fields for 27-Year-Olds

No one wants to work in the arts, apparently.

I'm Living Proof That Community Colleges Can Fix Our Broken Education System

In the U.S., we look down on community college. This must change. Community colleges have the potential to be a powerful tool for fighting student debt.

Community Colleges Are More Rigorous Than You Realize

Contrary to popular culture depictions, it can be harder to graduate from community college than to attain a PhD.

For Profit Colleges Raise Tuitions, But That Does Not Mean You Will Find a Job

For-profit colleges are charging students higher prices and providing them with with lesser outcomes, all while receiving 90% of revenues from taxpayers. This needs to change.


Millennials and College: Why Higher Education Might Not be the Best Choice for Generation Y

Data shows that college just isn't worth quite what they've been telling us.

Is College Worth It For Our Generation?

A look at the transformation of college from the early 20th Century today, exploring the ways colleges need to adapt to what the millennial and future generations need.

The State of Young America: Millennials Need More Expensive Education to Succeed

Broadly, young people are getting more educated, which is good because they really need to, but hard because of unemployment and the rising costs of college.

Job Seekers: Health IT is Hiring, Expensive Degree Not Needed

A two-year degree from a specialized health IT program can get a student or mid-career employee a better-paying job cheaper and faster than a four-year school.