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College Reality Check
June 10, 2013
What’s Wrong With College Career Service Offices
Before spending an obscene amount of money on a bachelor’s degree, families want to know if their children’s job prospects are good. As I’ve mentioned in past college blog posts, it’s difficult to get a good grasp of this because the employment statistics that schools share are usually meaningless. Institutional job statistics usually rely on grads returning surveys and few...
April 29, 2013
Measuring a School’s ROI with College Reality Check
In February, the U.S. Department of Education rolled out a new College Scorecard that families can use to research schools. If you missed it, I wrote a post on the day of the unveiling: The New Federal College Scorecard. The scorecard is a good first start to help families measure a school’s return on investment, but it needs work. If...